Bezymianny, Kamchatka, Russia

Based on observations of satellite imagery, KVERT reported that a thermal anomaly detected over Bezymianny’s lava dome grew in area and intensified during 9-11 August. Based on interpretations of seismic data, four hot avalanches occurred on 10 August and nine occurred on 11 August. On 12 August, the level of Concern Color Code was raised to Orange.

Sources: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) – “Report provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program.”

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