Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Shiveluch webcams / live data | Reports
Shiveluch volcano videos
Shiveluch volcano books | Tours
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Shiveluch volcano tours
Kamchatka - Land of Colors (volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
Shiveluch Volcano Special (8-days expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Shiveluch volcano 16-24 Mar 2019)

Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8

 

Shiveluch volcano news and updates

Shiveluch volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 30/2320Z

Monday Dec 31, 2018 00:15 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2018
A volcanic ash plume up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude (flight level 190) and moving at 20 kts in SE direction was reported by Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC).
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 31/12/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181231/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/90
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 30/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N5644 E16124 - N5610 E16204 - N5516 E16233 -
N5508 E16216 - N5600 E16148 - N5637 E16119 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0520Z SFC/FL200 N5412 E16611 - N5353 E16322 -
N5621 E16112 - N5639 E16121 - N5513 E16445
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1120Z SFC/FL190 N5241 E16541 - N5311 E16336 -

N5537 E16120 - N5639 E16120 - N5330 E17009
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/1720Z SFC/FL190 N5319 E17418 - N5214 E17208 -

N5134 E16539 - N5444 E16141 - N5639 E16121 - N5523 E16308
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20181231/0600Z=

Previous news
Glow visible from Sheveluch volcano this evening (KVERT webcam)
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues; glow is visible on the webcam and suggests that indeed lava dome growth has resumed. ... [more]
This morning's explosion at Shiveluch volcano seen on the KVERT webcam
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
A powerful, brief explosion has sent ash possibly up to 40,000ft (12km), prompting KVERT to raise the Aviation Colour Code to Red. Activity has recently returned to a moderate level following a hiatus for most of the year. Explosions like this are typical for Sheveluch- many have happened in the past 25 years as dome-building continues. [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.