Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka): strong explosion on Sunday, ash to 8 km altitude

mar., 25 nov. 2014, 15:25
15:25 PM | AUTEUR : T
NASA satellite image of the ash plume from Shiveluch volcano on 23 Nov 2014 (NASA Earth Observatory)
NASA satellite image of the ash plume from Shiveluch volcano on 23 Nov 2014 (NASA Earth Observatory)
A strong vulcanian explosion occurred on Sunday, sending an ash plume to an altitude of approx. 8 km above the volcano.
No pyroclastic flows seem to have been produced by the explosion. The plume spread eastwards and could be seen extending for more than 200 km distance.

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