Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update

Wed, 9 Jan 2013, 10:14
10:14 AM | BY: T
Activity continues to build the lava dome which sheds hot avalanches from time to time. Incandescence above the summit of the lava dome was observed. Satellite data shows a thermal anomaly over the volcano. Moderate seismicity and strong degassing accompany this activity. (KVERT)

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Mon, 31 Dec 2012, 09:21
Small pyroclastic flow from Shiveluch on 30 Dec 2012
Activity at Shiveluch has been relatively calm, but the slow extrusion of the lava dome inside the crater continues as incandescence and occasional explosions, but also occasional rockfalls and associated weak pyroclastic flows show. As our French colleagues from activolcans noticed, a small partial dome collapse occurred last night at 21h54 local time and produced a pyroclastic flow that traveled almost 1 km through the ravine at the base of the active dome. Read all
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