Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka, Russia): ash plume to 25,000 ft

Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 16:24
16:24 PM | BY: T
Ash plume from Shiveluch volcano today (MTSAT-2 image / VAAC Tokyo)
Ash plume from Shiveluch volcano today (MTSAT-2 image / VAAC Tokyo)
An eruption today produced an ash plume that rose to estimated 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude, detected on infrared satellite imagery (VAAC Tokyo).
This could have been an explosion at the dome or an ash plume from a pyroclastic flow due to a partial collapse event, but visible webcam images are not clear to distinguish this.

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 09:38
Kamchatka's most active volcano continues to produce ash plumes as well, generated by explosions at the dome as well as avalanches from it - Tokyo VAAC reported ash to 19,000 ft (5.4 km) altitude yesterday. ... Read all
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