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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170109/1320Z FL130 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 09/1350Z

Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 14:30
14:30 PM |
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 14:20 UTC, 09/01/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170109/1420Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170109/1320Z FL130 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 09/1350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16120 - N5654 E16112 - N5655 E16117 -
N5641 E16123 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1950Z SFC/FL140 N5830 E16125 - N5711 E16208 -
N5725 E16134 - N5830 E16100
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0150Z SFC/FL140 N5947 E16227 - N5755 E16228 -

N5753 E16207 - N6021 E16126 - N6021 E16203
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170109/1800Z=

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Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 19:42
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. ... read all

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