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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 AT 20161224/0420Z FL240 EXTD SW MOV 10KT REPORTED

Saturday Dec 24, 2016 05:15 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 05:04 UTC, 24/12/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161224/0504Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/610
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20161224/0420Z FL240 EXTD SW MOV 10KT
REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 24/0430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 N5641 E16121 - N5634 E16108 - N5631 E16110 -
N5638 E16122 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1030Z SFC/FL250 N5705 E16218 - N5537 E15910 -
N5549 E15827 - N5711 E16203
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1630Z SFC/FL260 N5734 E16238 - N5517 E15854 -

N5517 E15657 - N5536 E15650
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161224/0900Z=

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