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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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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
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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 20161111/0400Z FL140 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 11/0400Z

Friday Nov 11, 2016 05:00 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 04:49 UTC, 11/11/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161111/0449Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/477
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161111/0400Z FL140 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 11/0400Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5644 E16119 - N5639 E16109 - N5641 E16103 -
N5648 E16115 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1000Z SFC/FL140 N5642 E15930 - N5621 E16052 -
N5613 E16052 - N5613 E16027 - N5628 E15941
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1600Z SFC/FL140 N5657 E15948 - N5648 E16027 -

N5611 E16121 - N5538 E16151 - N5537 E16131 - N5611 E16053 - N5626
E16025
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/2200Z SFC/FL130 N5659 E16109 - N5609 E16244 -

N5458 E16315 - N5454 E16349 - N5435 E16304 - N5601 E16219 - N5617
E16136
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161111/0600Z=

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