Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update: lava flow on NE side of lava dome, strong steaming, occasional explosions

Fri, 24 Aug 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues KVERT writes although there are no reports of larger recent eruptions.
According to visual and satellite data, a viscous lava flow continues to effuse on the north-eastern flank of the lava dome. Strong and moderate fumarolic activity and incandescence of the dome summit and of hot avalanches accompany this process. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the lava dome all week.
(Kamchatkan and Northern Kuriles Volcanic Activity
KVERT INFORMATION RELEASE 45-2012, 23 Aug 2012)

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Tue, 21 Aug 2012, 10:05
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012, 10:05
Weak explosive activity of the volcano continues. Visual observations showed strong and moderate gas-steam activity of the volcano on August 15-16, clouds obscured the volcano in the other days of week. According to satellite data, a thermal anomaly was noting over the lava dome on August 10 and 12-13. Read all
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