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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 20161231/1350Z FL100 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 31/1720Z

Saturday Dec 31, 2016 18:15 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 31/12/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161231/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/618
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20161231/1350Z FL100 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 31/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N5647 E16126 - N5635 E16224 - N5519 E16335 -
N5441 E16245 - N5555 E16204 - N5632 E16122 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/2320Z SFC/FL100 N5505 E16824 - N5431 E16611 -
N5459 E16550 - N5518 E16450 - N5549 E16439 - N5543 E16706
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0520Z SFC/FL090 N5728 E17508 - N5704 E17502 -

N5547 E17137 - N5633 E17009 - N5730 E17413
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: RESUSPENDED ASH. THIS RELATES TO ASH DRIFTING FROM THE GROUND
RATHER THAN TO ASH FROM A NEW ERUPTION. VA OF PREVIOUS VAA
DISSIPATED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. NEW VA OBS SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170101/0000Z=

Previous news

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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