Shiveluch volcano news and updates
Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update
Friday Jan 24, 2014 09:54 AM | DOOR: T
Glow from the active lava dome of Shiveluch volcano yesterday eveningMore ash emissions and small to moderate explosions have occurred over the past days. An ash plume was reported at 24,000 ft (7.2 km) altitude yesterday evening.
The volcano, one of the world's most active, continues to effuse viscous lava that builds a new dome. At night, glow is visible from the vent on webcam images-.
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
Another explosion was reported this morning by KVERT via VAAC Tokyo. An ash plume rose to estimated 27,000 ft (8 km) altitude. [meer...]
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014
A relatively large explosion occurred this morning at the volcano. An ash plume rose to estimated 28,000 ft (8 km) altitude and drifted WSW. Following the eruption, the volcano continued to produce intense degassing and minor ash venting, and glow from the active lava dome is visible on night-time webcam images. [meer...]
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
The volcano has been a bit calmer over the past days with no significant explosions / ash emissions from the (active) dome reported. Most of the time, the volcano is covered in clouds, but occasional views show intense degassing. [meer...]
Monday, Jan 13, 2014
The volcano continues to erupt viscous lava and has frequent small to medium-sized explosions. This morning, it produced again an ash plume that rose to estimated 27,000 ft (8.1 km) altitude that drifted WSW, Tokyo VAAC alerted the aviation community. [meer...]
Sunday, Jan 12, 2014
An explosion or a pyroclastic flow from a partial lava dome collapse produced an ash plume rising to 28,000 ft (8.5 km) this morning. Views on the webcam show a plume but don't allow to see details what occurred at the lava dome. [meer...]