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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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.
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Shiveluch volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20160918/1854Z FL230 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 18/2030Z

Sunday Sep 18, 2016 21:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 20:55 UTC, 18/09/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160918/2054Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/246
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20160918/1854Z FL230 REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 18/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL230 000/40KT

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. VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SEISMIC DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 Sep 2016
Friday, Sep 16, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Sep 2016
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Newest satellite image of Shiveluch
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
KVERT webcam image showing the first pyroclastic flow at Shiveluch yesterday
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016
The activity of the volcano remains essentially unchanged at currently low to moderate levels. The slow growth of the lava dome continues as viscous (sticky) lava accumulates in the dome. A (small) part of the inherently unstable dome collapsed yesterday morning and generated a pyroclastic flow that traveled down the SW valley between the dome and the remnants of the 1964 collapse scar, which forms a horse-show shaped wall around the dome. ... [more]
Small ash plume from an avalanche at Shiveluch volcano yesterday (KVERT webcam)
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
The effusive and explosive activity at the volcano continue at currently relatively low levels. Occasional small avalanches occur from the active dome, but little or no glow can be seen on night-time webcam imagery, suggesting that the effusion rate is at the lower end at the moment. [more]

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