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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

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008, 22:36
The seismic activity at Shiveluch was above background levels during 6-14 November. Ash plumes rose to an altitude of 6.8 km and hot avalanches descended the lava dome on 6 November producing ash plumes that rose to an altitude of 4 km. There was a daily thermal anomaly on the lava dome and the Level of Concern Color Code remained at Orange.
Fri, 31 Oct 2008, 14:44
There are still strong eruptions on the crater summit that produce ash avalances, pyroclastic flows and ash plumes. The lava dome is growing.
Thu, 23 Oct 2008, 11:04
Shiveluch's activity remains high. The growing lava dome has been producing pyroclastic flows and ash plumes rising to an altitude of 6 km (19,700 ft) a.s.l. ...more
Sun, 14 Sep 2008, 21:23
KVERT reported that seismic activity at Shiveluch was slightly above background levels during 29 August-5 September. Gas-and-steam plumes with a small amount of ash were generated from avalanches on 29 and 30 August and rose to an altitude of 4 km (13,100 ft) a.s.l. Analysis of satellite imagery revealed a daily thermal anomaly on the lava dome. The Level of Concern Color Code remained at Orange.
Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 17:45
KVERT reported that seismic activity at Shiveluch was slightly above background levels during 8-15 August. Analysis of satellite imagery revealed a daily thermal anomaly on the lava dome. Based on information from KEMSD and observations of satellite imagery, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 15 August an eruption plume rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. The Level of Concern Color Code remained at Orange.
Thu, 6 Mar 2008, 13:15
Shiveluch volcano continues to produce small hot avalanches from its growing lava dome. Based on seismic interpretation from KVERT, ash plumes possibly rose to an altitude of 5.6 km (18,400 ft) a.s.l. during 24-26 February. ...more
Thu, 21 Feb 2008, 14:25
8-11 February: Seismic activity at Shiveluch was slightly above background levels and at background levels. ...more [read all]
Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 18:25
The lava dome inside Sheveluch's crater continues to grow, producing small to moderate ash explosions sometimes associated with small pyroclastic flows.
Wed, 6 Feb 2008, 20:06
Seismic activity at Shiveluch was slightly above background levels during 18-25 January. Ash plumes rose to an altitude of 4.3 km during 17-18, 20, and 23 January. Fumarolic activity was noted on 19, 20, and 22 January. The Level of Concern Color Code remained at Orange.
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