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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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

Thu, 29 Jun 2017, 09:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Jun 2017, 20:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Jun 2017, 08:26
Strong explosive eruption at Shiveluch volcano yesterday (image: KVERT webcam)
The activity at the volcano remains elevated. Another very large explosion occurred yesterday morning at 10:14 local time (01:14 UTC) and generated an ash plume that rose to approx. 40,000 ft (12 km) altitude and drifted NE. ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Jun 2017, 06:45
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 27 Jun 2017, 18:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 27 Jun 2017, 01:45
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 23 Jun 2017, 17:20
The volcano has remained calmer since the large-scale explosion on 15 June, which had produced an ash plume that rose up to 12 km (39,000 ft) altitude and drifted more than 1000 km NE and SE, causing ash fall in Klyuchi (50 km SW), Maiskoe, Kozyrevsk (115 km SW), and Atlasovo (160 km SW). ...more
Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 01:30
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 21 Jun 2017, 08:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 20 Jun 2017, 15:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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