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Karymsky vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
Current status: kleine activiteit of uitbarsting waarschuwing (3 out of 5)
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Karymsky vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1771, 1830, 1852, 1854, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1996 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Doninantly explosive, construction of lava domes, near constant activity.
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Karymsky Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190520/1950Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 20/2000Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Monday May 20, 2019 20:30 PM | DOOR: VN
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 20 May 2019
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 20 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 20:22 UTC, 20/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190520/2022Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/171
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190520/1950Z FL090 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 20/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N5359 E15939 - N5358 E15943 - N5350 E15938 -
N5352 E15934 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0200Z SFC/FL090 N5105 E16358 - N5046 E16408 -
N5244 E15850 - N5306 E15910
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190521/0000Z=

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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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