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Kizimen volcano
stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Kizimen volcano eruptions:
2010-13, 1927-28, 850 (?), 700±50, 350±75, 1010 BC (?), 4050 BC (?), 4450 BC (?), 580050 BC , 6400±50 BC, 8050 BC (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Eastern Kamchatka (Russia)) activity update: lava flow on eastern flank

Thu, 29 Mar 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
KVERT reported moderate seismic activity at Kizimen during 16-23 March and a large thermal anomaly that was detected in satellite images.
Video and satellite observations indicated both continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches.
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Previous news
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 11:05
During 17-24 February, KVERT reported moderate seismicity at Kizimen, strong gas-and-steam activity, and a large thermal anomaly that was detected daily in satellite images. Video and satellite observations indicated both continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches. A large avalanche on the E flank, W of the lava flow, was observed on 21 February, and an ash plume rose to an altitude of 1 km (3,280 ft) a.s.l. On 22 February about 20 avalanches were reported. read all
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 00:01
Moderate seismic activity at Kizimen during 3-10 February, a large thermal anomaly, continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches. Strong gas-and-steam activity all week. ... read all

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