Sunday, July 26, 2009

Shiveluch Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia - John Seach

An eruption occurred at Shiveluch volcano on 25th July 2009. Ash emissions reached height of 23,000 ft, and 170 earthquakes were measured in 24 hour period. Some earthquakes were followed by ash emissions and avalanches. Volcanic activity over the past 3 years has significantly altered the shape of the volcano, with the crater increasing in size by 50% and the slopes becoming steeper.
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