Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update: intermittent explosive activity, growing lava dome

Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
During 13-21 July explosive activity at Shiveluch continued, but at lower intensity than during the previous months. A thermal anomaly on the lava dome is visible on satellite imagery.

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Wed, 25 Jul 2012, 06:00
KVERT reported that during 20-29 July explosive activity was detected at Shiveluch and observers noted gas-and-steam activity. Satellite imagery showed a thermal anomaly on the lava dome during 20, 22-26, and 28-29 July. Based on information from KEMSD and analyses of satellite images, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 27 July an eruption produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 10.1 km (33,000 ft) a.s.l. ... Read all
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 06:00
KVERT reported that during 13-21 July explosive activity at Shiveluch continued. Observers noted gas-and-steam activity during 12-13, 15-18, 21, and 23 July; weather conditions prevented observations of the volcano on the other days. Satellite imagery showed a thermal anomaly on the lava dome during 13-20 July. ... Read all
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