Sheveluch , Kamchatka : strong fumarolic activity.

Sheveluch , Kamchatka  : strong fumarolic activity.

KVERT reported that during 20-27 May lava-dome extrusion onto Sheveluch’s N flank was accompanied by strong fumarolic activity, dome incandescence, ash explosions, and hot avalanches. Satellite images showed an intense daily thermal anomaly over the dome.

Satellite data by KVERT showed an intensive thermal anomaly over the lava dome on May 26-29; the volcano was obscured by clouds during other days of the week.

The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.


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June 04 , 2016 , Sheveluch , Kamchatka :

56.653°N, 161.36°E
Elevation 3283 m


Sources: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) , GVP.

Photo : Yu. Demyanchuk, IVS FEB RAS, KVERT (2015)

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