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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 20161020/1750Z FL180 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 20/1820Z

Thursday Oct 20, 2016 19:00 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 18:45 UTC, 20/10/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161020/1844Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/384
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161020/1750Z FL180 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 20/1820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5649 E16118 - N5657 E16128 - N5646 E16148 -
N5643 E16127 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0020Z SFC/FL160 N5752 E15841 - N5730 E16200 -
N5706 E16216 - N5734 E15855
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0620Z SFC/FL130 N5816 E15512 - N5830 E15739 -

N5759 E15954 - N5742 E16000 - N5801 E15816 - N5752 E15444
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161021/0000Z=

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