Volcano Name: Avachinsky Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 300100
Alternate Name:
Avacha
Avachi
Awatscha
Awatschinskij
Bulka
Gorelaia Sopka
Kozel
Kozelskiy
Monastyr
Monastyr
Odinokaia
Saria
Sopka Avachinskaia
Suachu
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: 53.2550000000
Longitude: 158.8300000000
Region: Kamchatka and Mainland Asia Sub Region: Kamchatka Peninsula
Date Entered: 02/05/2012

Eruption Details

Eruption Start Date: 25/2 /1945 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.115 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.300 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 27/3 /1926 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.069 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.200 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 27/6 /1827 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.069 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 0.200 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -1250 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.700 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.750 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -1500 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 3512 C14 Date Error: 18
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 1.440 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 3.600 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.600 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): > 1.540 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): >= 3.600 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -1592 Date Error: 537
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Not Entered Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 3300 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 0.400 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): > 0.480 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): > 1.200 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -2530 Date Error: 300
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 4020 C14 Date Error: 49
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.385 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 17.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.290 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.380 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -3200 Date Error: 150
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 4481 C14 Date Error: 24
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.577 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.580 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): >= 1.500 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -3790 Date Error: 100
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 5011 C14 Date Error: 20
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.192 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 0.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.700 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -4343 Date Error: 14
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 5489 C14 Date Error: 27
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 1.538 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 4.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.600 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 24.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.870 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): > 0.400 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): > 1.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -4464 Date Error: 752
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 5600 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.192 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.700 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): > 0.200 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): > 0.500 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -4550 Date Error: 200
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.120 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 0.300 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: -5977 Date Error: 118
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 7151 C14 Date Error: 51
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 3.800 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 9.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : + 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33714 BP Date Error: 1866
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 29900 C14 Date Error: 350
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 44700 BP Date Error: 2000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 40000 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:

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