Extremely large eruption on Kamchatka Peninsula – Video

Ash blasted to 50,000 feet, 15km. (9.3 miles) into the sky.

New eruption of Bezymianny volcano on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsual.

“Gas-steam activity of the volcano continues. A danger of strong ash explosions up to 32,800 ft (10 km) a.s.l. is remains. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.”





Thanks to Tom0Mason, David Hartley, Andrew B., Scarface and Harnas for these links

12 thoughts on “Extremely large eruption on Kamchatka Peninsula – Video

  1. I can feel the earth warming already! (snickering)
    Anyone wanna take a bet that Mt. Rainier will become unstable within 2 to 3 years as well?

    Be safe and be peaceful all.

  2. That large of explosion at the penisula, wonder what the seismic reading was and how many old magma tubes and chambers it possibly awakened during the event?

  3. There is supposed to be a link between a lack of SUN SPOTS and an increase in earthquakes and volcano eruptions. I don’t “get it”.

    Can somebody explain the link, if there really is one?

    • Robert has a lot of documented research on the connection of Grand Solar Minimum and effect on earthquakes and volcanism GLOBAL COOLING Here is a current link that I had thumb nailed a couple days ago.
      John L. Casey has done some interesting work on the connecting links of cosmic influx and the results of thereof during GSM events.


      Have a good day!

    • piers corbyns website would be a good spot to start with i suggest. weatheraction.com
      its to do with the upset of the magnetic fields, between earth and sol basically. looking at usgs its noticeable most times the spot count is down the quakes rise
      and so do the eruptions

  4. Volcanoes with silica rich magma are affected by muons, which are given off the collision of a galactic cosmic ray proton and oxygen and nitrogen. Muons interact with silica rich magma to cause gas bubbles which eventually lead to explosive eruptions. So the 2 to 3 times more muons hitting Earth during solar quiets increase the frequency of explosive volcanic eruptions. See https://www.researchgate.net/publication/234022172_Explosive_volcanic_eruptions_triggered_by_cosmic_rays_Volcano_as_a_bubble_chamber
    A quiet sun also has more frequent mid latitude and equatorial coronal holes which provide more intense and faster solar winds and abrupt changes in the solar magnetosphere in near Earth space. This increases the frequency of large Earthquakes. See http://quakewatch.net/. This also affects the timing of volcanic eruptions too.


    Ultraviolet radiation from the Sun directly heats the atmosphere. Ultraviolet is associated with solar activity and is therefore variable.
    When the Sun is active (high sunspot count) the atmosphere is heated more and expands into space. Because of momentum conservation the expanded upper atmosphere rotates more slowly than the lower atmosphere. This differential rotation propagates downwards by frictional dissipation, modulating the lower atmospheric wind patterns and eventually is transferred as a force to the solid crust of the Earth. Likewise, when the Sun reduces output the upper atmosphere starts to collapse and therefore spins up and eventually forces the lithosphere to increase in rotation with it. Changes in length of day monitor atmospheric angular momentum and prove that the thin crust of the Earth rotates differentially to the bulk of the mass.
    Forces expressed during rapid changes exploit weaknesses in the crust and increase the chances of earthquakes and or volcanic eruptions.

  6. GLOBAL COOLING – It seems the link or mechanism is not yet quite understood. Only thing that is established is during periods of low solar there are overall more earthquakes/volcanoes, or more significant/violent earthquakes/volcanoes.
    Perhaps this article will help:
    “Fluctuations of cosmic-solar radiations are charging the ionosphere. That results in anomalies of geomagnetic field which causes the generation of eddy current. The eddy current heats the rocks in the faults and consequently the shear resistant intensity and the static friction limit of the rocks would decrease. This is the main process that trigger earthquakes and volcanic eruption.
    During solar minimum high energy cosmic radiation can penetrate to a very deep distance below the Earth’s surface, in some case a few hundred kilometers. This is the reason why most if not all earthquakes during solar minimum are deep earthquakes.”

  7. wonder what direction that ashcloud went? goodly percent landing on ice up north polewards?
    santas reindeer will need to be careful;-)

  8. How long does ash and other particles stay in the atmosphere? From the cataclysmic Pinatubo eruption in 1991 to now there has been many such events, how much accumulation are we talking here?

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