Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka, Russia): strong explosion, ash plume to 10 km altitude
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 18:5918:59 PM | BY: T
Another powerful vulcanian explosion occurred this morning at 10:03 local time at the volcano. An eruption column rose to approx. 10 km altitude.
Eruption column from Shiveluch this morning (photo: Y. Demyanchuck / www.volkstat.ru)
The eruption produced smaller pyroclastic flows from collapsing material at the base of the eruption column.
Sun, 22 Mar 2015, 08:22
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. A series of moderate explosions occurred over the past days, producing ash plumes that rose to 23-27,000 ft (7-9 km) altitude (Tokyo VAAC). ... Read all