Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka): small pyroclastic flow, time-lapse video

Fri, 23 Oct 2015, 07:01
07:01 AM | BY: T
View of the small pyroclastic flow at Shiveluch
View of the small pyroclastic flow at Shiveluch
Exceptionally clear webcam image showing the horse-shoe open crater and the active dome of Shiveluch
Exceptionally clear webcam image showing the horse-shoe open crater and the active dome of Shiveluch
A moderately sized pyroclastic flow as result of small collapse of part of the active lava dome occurred this afternoon (Kamchatka time), sending an ash plume to approx. 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
Attached is a time-lapse video on an exceptionally clear day showing the eruption in the afternoon:

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015, 16:23
Glowing avalanche at Shiveluch at night
Activity has not changed significantly over the past weeks. Slow extrusion of viscous lava continues and triggers occasional small to moderate incandescent avalanches, mainly through the eastern corridor of the volcano's horse-shoe shaped landslide caldera where the dome is located. Read all
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