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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20160920/1310Z FL160 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 20/1420Z

Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 15:00 PM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 20 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 20 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 14:46 UTC, 20/09/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160920/1446Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/252
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20160920/1310Z FL160 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 20/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5643 E16127 - N5624 E16210 - N5612 E16144 -
N5635 E16121 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2020Z SFC/FL160 N5557 E16314 - N5532 E16435 -
N5507 E16433 - N5508 E16343 - N5529 E16319
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0220Z SFC/FL160 N5518 E16521 - N5434 E16752 -

N5403 E16621 - N5435 E16512 - N5453 E16602
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0820Z SFC/FL150 N5431 E16757 - N5334 E17129 -

N5306 E16834 - N5334 E16803 - N5350 E16926
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20160920/1800Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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