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Sheveluch volcano (Central Kamchatka, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 5 March-11 March 2014 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 5 Mar 2014, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
KVERT reported that during 28 February-7 March lava-dome extrusion at Shiveluch was accompanied by ash explosions, incandescence, hot avalanches, and fumarolic activity. A bright thermal anomaly was detected daily in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2014. Report on Sheveluch. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 5 March-11 March 2014. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014, 16:18
Glow from Shiveluch's lava dome and steam/ash plume
Although no larger explosions or dome collapses have occurred in the past days, the activity at the volcano remains intense and such events could happen any time again. The clear weather today showed the active lava dome still grows on both sides, produces smaller avalanches and an intense steam plume that sometimes contains volcanic ash: Read all
Wed, 26 Feb 2014, 06:00
KVERT reported that during 21-28 February lava-dome extrusion at Shiveluch was accompanied by ash explosions, incandescence, hot avalanches, and fumarolic activity. A bright thermal anomaly was detected daily in satellite images, and a gas-and-steam plume containing small amounts of ash drifted 135 km SE on 25 February. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange. ... Read all
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