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Karymsky Volcano
GVP Number 300130
IAVCEI Number 1000-13-
Location 54°2'55" N, 159°26'36" E
Last Eruption 2017/6/3 - continues
Elevation 1486 m
Location
The volcano is located into the caldera by diameter 5 km, in the central part of the Eastern volcanic zone of Kamchatka, at a distance of 115 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
The stratovolcano (a regular cone with summit crater) is located into caldera’s central part.
Composition
Andesites, andesite-dacites, dacites
Age
5,300 years
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Principal hazards are ash plumes, ash falls, lava and pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches. The volcanically dangerous zone threatened by lava and pyroclastic flows and hot avalanches will be limited to the caldera. A height of eruptive columns can reach 10 km a.s.l. but ash plumes are rising, mainly, up to 2.5-3 km a.s.l.

Activity of the volcano represents danger basically for local airlines.

Ash falls possible at settlements:

Milkovo (90 km to the north-west from the volcano)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (115 km to the south-south-east)
Monitoring status
seismic, satellite
Eruptions
2017/6/3- continues  
1996/1/2-2016/2/12  
1976/3/23-1982/10/11  
1970/5/11-1973/6  
1960/4-1967  
1955-1957/2  
1952/11  
1945/9-1947  
~ 1943/1  
1940  
1938/10  
1932/4-1935/1  
1929/9  
1925/7  
1923  
1921  
1915  
1911-1912  
1908  
1854  
1852  
1830  
1771  


 
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