Sheveluch volcano (Kamchatka): ash plume observed rising to 15,000 ft altitude
Wed, 15 May 2013, 14:4014:40 PM | BY: T
Lava dome growth continues. This morning, an explosion and/or a partial collapse produced a volcanic ash cloud rising to 15,000 ft (4.7 km) altitude this morning by VAAC Tokyo.
Webcam image of Shiveluch (KVERT) showing weak glow and a steam/ash plume rising from the dome
KVERT reports no changes in activity for the other 5 currently active volcanoes in Kamchatka (continuing lava effusion at Tolbachik, dome growth at Kizimen and Bezymianny, intermittent mild explosions at Karymsky, strong degassing at Gorely).
Mon, 22 Apr 2013, 16:21
A possible explosion or partial lava dome collapse produced a modest ash plume yesterday rising to 12,000 ft (3.7 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). KVERT reports no significant changes and continues to record moderate tremor levels, indicating that magma continues to rise and slowly build up the lava dome. ... Read all