This weekend saw a surprising eruption from Kambalny in southern Kamchatka.
The Kamchatka Peninsula is a very volcanically active area, with multiple eruptions going on simultaneously much of the time. There are certain volcanoes that are in almost-constant unrest, like Shiveluch, Klyuchevskoy, and Karymsky.
However, Kambalny is not one of the usual suspects for activity with the last eruption This video taken of the eruption from the ground shows a billowing plume coming from the volcano’s summit:
Scientists are puzzled about this event which is as spectacular as unexpected.
— FlyWithJepp (@FlyWithJepp) March 26, 2017
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