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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: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 20/1120Z

Tuesday Dec 20, 2016 12:15 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 20/12/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161220/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/603
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 20/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 N5953 E16224 - N6010 E16224 - N6026 E16548 -
N6008 E16550 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1720Z SFC/FL250 N6115 E17320 - N6015 E17110 -
N5952 E16301 - N6056 E16417
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/2320Z SFC/FL240 N6127 E17554 - N6024 W17634 -

N5926 E17648 - N5943 E16318 - N6100 E16340
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161220/1800Z=

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