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Volcano news: Karymsky

Karymsky volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180118/1500Z FL120 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 18/1510Z

Thursday Jan 18, 2018 15:45 PM |

Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 18 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 18 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 15:38 UTC, 18/01/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180118/1538Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180118/1500Z FL120 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 18/1510Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5404 E15926 - N5408 E15937 - N5406 E15941 -
N5400 E15929 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/2110Z SFC/FL110 N5350 E16257 - N5336 E16258 -
N5321 E16037 - N5257 E15940 - N5335 E16005
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0310Z SFC/FL080 N5340 E16459 - N5312 E16453 -

N5318 E16059 - N5214 E15902 - N5344 E16015
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180118/1800Z=

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Background:

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.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution


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