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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 20161231/0400Z FL170 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 31/0430Z

Saturday Dec 31, 2016 05:15 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 05:06 UTC, 31/12/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161231/0506Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/615
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161231/0400Z FL170 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 31/0430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5642 E16119 - N5650 E16119 - N5657 E16125 -
N5651 E16130 - N5640 E16124 MOV N 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1030Z SFC/FL170 N5827 E16014 - N5654 E16134 -
N5531 E16211 - N5547 E16132 - N5633 E16116 - N5744 E16016
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1630Z SFC/FL160 N5919 E15848 - N5703 E16103 -

N5526 E16349 - N5424 E16341 - N5440 E16305 - N5522 E16253 - N5624
E16101 - N5810 E15901
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA DISSIPATED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. NEW VA OBS

SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20161231/0900Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Dec 2016
Friday, Dec 30, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
KVERT reported that during 10-16 December lava-dome extrusion onto Sheveluch’s N flank was accompanied by strong fumarolic activity, dome incandescence, ash explosions, and hot avalanches. ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 Dec 2016
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 20 Dec 2016
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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