Karymsky, Kamchatka : explosions sent ash up to 7.5 km.

Karymsky, Kamchatka : explosions sent ash up to 7.5 km.

According to AMC Elizovo data (pilots report), explosions sent ash up to 7.5 km a.s.l. from Karymsky volcano at 0355 UTC on November 30, 2015. Ash plume extended to the east-southeast of the volcano.

Moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700-23,000 ft (6-7 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircraft.

Karymsky is one of the most active volcanoes of the Eastern zone. The eruptive style is represented with explosive and explosive-effusive eruptions. The major type of eruptions is Vulcanian, at some periods – Vulcanian-Strombolian.

December 01, 2015. Karymsky, Kamchatka :

54.05 N, 159,44 E;
Summit : 4874 pi (1 486 m)
Aviation colour code : ORANGE

Source : Kvert.

Photo : Telegraph.co.

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