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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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

Tue, 1 Jan 2019, 00:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction. ...more [read all]
Mon, 31 Dec 2018, 12:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ...more [read all]
Mon, 31 Dec 2018, 00:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2018
A volcanic ash plume up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude (flight level 190) and moving at 20 kts in SE direction was reported by Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC). ...more [read all]
Sun, 30 Dec 2018, 17:11
Glow visible from Sheveluch volcano this evening (KVERT webcam)
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues; glow is visible on the webcam and suggests that indeed lava dome growth has resumed. ...more [read all]
Sun, 30 Dec 2018, 09:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 30 Dec 2018, 02:05
This morning's explosion at Shiveluch volcano seen on the KVERT webcam
A powerful, brief explosion has sent ash possibly up to 40,000ft (12km), prompting KVERT to raise the Aviation Colour Code to Red. Activity has recently returned to a moderate level following a hiatus for most of the year. Explosions like this are typical for Sheveluch- many have happened in the past 25 years as dome-building continues.
Eruption plume from Shiveluch volcano
Sat, 29 Dec 2018, 21:00
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 28 Dec 2018, 22:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 28 Dec 2018, 06:15
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 27 Dec 2018, 18:00
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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