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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 20161108/1100Z FL180 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 08/1210Z

Tuesday Nov 08, 2016 12:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:30 UTC, 08/11/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161108/1230Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/467
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161108/1100Z FL180 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 08/1210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5645 E16122 - N5703 E16229 - N5646 E16232 -
N5634 E16120 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1810Z SFC/FL170 N5621 E16523 - N5621 E16732 -
N5606 E16731 - N5554 E16536 - N5554 E16312 - N5603 E16312
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0010Z SFC/FL160 N5511 E16455 - N5515 E17044 -

N5452 E17313 - N5439 E17321 - N5452 E17128 - N5446 E16909 - N5503
E16454
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161108/1800Z=

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