New eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Russia

New eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Russia

Kamchatka's Bezymianny volcano erupted at 05:20 UTC on December 15, 2016, sending a gas-steam plume containing small amount of ash up to 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is on Orange since December 13. KVERT warns stronger explosions…

Strong explosion expected at Bezymianny volcano, alerts raised

Strong explosion expected at Bezymianny volcano, alerts raised

Activity under the Bezymianny volcano began increasing on November 18, 2016, prompting KVERT to increase the Aviation Color Code from Yellow to Orange yesterday. Strong ash explosions up to 15 km (49 200 feet) could occur at any time. This volcano was considered…

Large explosive eruption with ash up to 12 km, Bezymianny volcano

Large explosive eruption with ash up to 12 km, Bezymianny volcano

A large explosive eruption took place at Kamchatkan stratovolcano Bezymianny explosive eruption on September 2, 2012. According to seismic data by KB GS RAS, the explosive eruption began at 07:16 UTC. According to visual data, ash plumes rose up to 10 – 12 km (32…

Activity at Kizimen and Shiveluch volcanoes, Kamchatka Peninsula

Activity at Kizimen and Shiveluch volcanoes, Kamchatka Peninsula

The Kamchatka Peninsula, along Russia’s Pacific coast, is currently the most volcanically active area in the world: four volcanoes are erupting simultaneously, and a fifth is showing signs of an impending eruption. Ash plumes from two of these volcanoes and a thermal

Signs of Bezymianny eruption

Signs of Bezymianny eruption

Russia’s Bezymianny Volcano erupted vigorously on the morning of April 14, 2011. At the time of the eruption, the Joint Air Force & Army Weather Information Network reported ash at an altitude of 25,000 feet (7,600 meters) above the volcano. This natural-color

Kamchatka peninsula hit by 5 earthquakes in 24 hours

Kamchatka peninsula hit by 5 earthquakes in 24 hours

In last 24 hours period Kamchatka peninsula felt 5 moderate earthquakes.The quakes which have rattled the peninsula were a 4.7, a 4.9, followed by a 5.0 and a 5.1 and a 4.7 – so there seems to be a gradual increase in intensity and activity. Kamchatka contains about