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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 (Kamchatka) activity update

Thu, 29 May 2014, 10:07
10:07 AM | BY: T
Shiveluch volcano today (KVERT webcam)
Shiveluch volcano today (KVERT webcam)
The volcano produced a steam and ash plume during today that rose to estimated 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude and drifted east.
Previous news
Tue, 27 May 2014, 16:13
Eruption from Shiveluch this morning in Kamchatka
The volcano remains very active, growing its lava dome which occasionally looses some of its mass due to avalanches and explosions. A stronger eruption occurred at the volcano this morning producing an ash plume that rose to 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude and drifted to the SE. ... read all
Sat, 10 May 2014, 11:05
Explosion from Shiveluch volcano this morning
Although activity has been generally at comparably low levels during the past weeks, a strong explosion occurred this morning at the active lava dome and produced an ash plume that rose to approx. 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude. ... read all
Thu, 1 May 2014, 08:10
Steaming and ash emission from Shiveluch this morning (KVERT webcam)
Activity is currently relatively low, but the volcano continues to extrude viscous lava into the dome. Occasional small avalanches, explosions and strong steaming accompany this activity. ... read all
Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 16:12
Eruption from Shiveluch volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
The volcano continues to slowly extrude viscous lava at its dome. An ash plume was produced this morning that rose to 13,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude and drifted SE. Most likely, it had been caused by a small to moderately large collapse on the eastern flank: read all
Sun, 6 Apr 2014, 21:53
An explosion occurred at the volcano this morning (Kamchatka time). An ash plume rose to approx. 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). ... read all
 

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