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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Shiveluch volcano eruptions:
1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.
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Shiveluch volcano news and updates

Sun, 28 Jun 2020, 12:00
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Jun 2020
Tue, 16 Jun 2020, 00:00
Mon, 15 Jun 2020, 07:52
Explosion from Sheveluch volcano this morning (image: KVERT)
On 14 June at 04:21 local time KVERT recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude and drifted SE. ...more read all
Sun, 14 Jun 2020, 18:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Jun 2020
Sun, 14 Jun 2020, 06:15
Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 21:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jun 2020
Wed, 10 Jun 2020, 06:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Jun 2020
Fri, 29 May 2020, 18:00
Fri, 29 May 2020, 09:01
New lava dome growth at Sheveluch volcano (image: Yury Demianchuk/volkstat.ru)
Yury Demianchuk from the volcanological observatory in Klyuchi reported a few days ago that visual observations on 12 March 2020 confirmed new dome growth from the active lava dome. The actively growing area was located in the right (northern) part of the extrusive dome and had not been observed during the previous months. It now appeared reaching over the edge of the explosive crater, forming a "dome on top of a dome". ...more read all
Fri, 29 May 2020, 07:45
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 May 2020

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