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Stratovulkaan 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
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Volcano news: Karymsky
Karymsky volcano (Kamchatka) activity update: occasional ash explosions up to 4.5 km altitude
Thursday Sep 06, 2012 06:32 AM | DOOR: T
KVERT reported weak-to-moderate seismic activity from Karymsky during 24-31 August.
Volcanologists working on the flank observed explosive activity; ash plumes rose to an altitude of 4.5 km (14,800 ft) a.s.l. on 25 August. Satellite imagery showed a thermal anomaly on the volcano during 23-24, 26, and 28 August. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report
Thursday, Aug 30, 2012
KVERT reported moderate seismic activity from Karymsky during 17-27 August, and indicated that possible ash plumes rose to an altitude of 5.8 km (19,000 ft) a.s.l. on 25 August and to an altitude of 2.4 km (7,900 ft) a.s.l. on 27 August. Satellite imagery showed a daily thermal anomaly on the volcano. ...
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012
An eruption was reported to have occurred at 02:07 early today, producing an ash cloud reaching 19,000 ft (6 km) altitude. (VAAC Tokyo)
Friday, Aug 17, 2012
Moderate explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Moderate seismic activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed a weak thermal anomaly over the volcano on August 10-13 and 15.
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
KVERT reported moderate seismic activity from Karymsky during 27 July-3 August. Satellite imagery showed a weak thermal anomaly on the volcano on 31 July, and 2 and 6 August.
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
Moderate seismicity of the volcano was registered, but no recent explosions.
Karymsky, the most active volcano of Kamchatka's eastern volcanic zone, is a symmetrical stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera that formed during the early Holocene. The caldera cuts the south side of the Pleistocene Dvor volcano and is located outside the north margin of the large mid-Pleistocene Polovinka caldera, which contains the smaller Akademia Nauk and Odnoboky calderas.
Most seismicity preceding Karymsky eruptions originated beneath Akademia Nauk caldera, which is located immediately south of Karymsky volcano. The caldera enclosing Karymsky volcano formed about 7600-7700 radiocarbon years ago; construction of the Karymsky stratovolcano began about 2000 years later. The latest eruptive period began about 500 years ago, following a 2300-year quiescence. Much of the cone is mantled by lava flows less than 200 years old. Historical eruptions have been vulcanian or vulcanian-strombolian with moderate explosive activity and occasional lava flows from the summit crater.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution
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