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:
30 Mar - 6 Apr 2019: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
18-26 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: 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

 

Shiveluch volcano news and updates

Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190309/0549Z FL330 EXTD NW REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 09/0550Z

Saturday Mar 09, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 Mar 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 06:08 UTC, 09/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190309/0608Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/204
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190309/0549Z FL330 EXTD NW REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 09/0550Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL330 190/17KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Large glowing avalanche from Shiveluch on 4 March 2019 (image: David H. via KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains elevated with no significant changes during the past weeks. Rate of effusion of viscous (sticky) lava into the growing dome must be high. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Feb 2019
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.