High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

Extrusive-effusive eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia intensified on May 28, 2022, with intense paroxysmal episode and pyroclastic flows. As a result, KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to Red at 07:26 UTC. Bezymianny was considered extinct before it started erupting in 1955 (VEI 5).

Explosive eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia

Explosive eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia

Volcanic activity at Bezymianny volcano increased on March 14, 2022, with new viscous lava flowing out of the dome. This activity was accompanied by small pyroclastic flows, rising dense ash plumes up to 4.5 km (14 750 feet) a.s.l. According to the Tokyo VAAC and…

Lava dome at Sheveluch volcano continues to grow, Russia

Lava dome at Sheveluch volcano continues to grow, Russia

While activity at the Russian Sheveluch volcano sharply dropped at the beginning of September 2021, its lava dome continues growing, accompanied by strong fumarolic activity, incandescence of the lava dome, and hot avalanches. Satellite data still shows a bright…

Close-up view of new cinder cone at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

Close-up view of new cinder cone at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive-effusive flank eruption and gas-steam activity continue at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. KVERT warns the danger of ash explosions up to 4 – 5 km (13 120 – 16 400 feet) a.s.l. from the flank crater and the lava flow front (phreatic…