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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 20170212/0230Z FL140 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 12/0300Z

Sunday Feb 12, 2017 03:30 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 03:27 UTC, 12/02/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170212/0327Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170212/0230Z FL140 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 12/0300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5640 E16122 - N5630 E16116 - N5632 E16113 -
N5641 E16120 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0900Z SFC/FL140 N5617 E16101 - N5539 E16110 -
N5525 E16046 - N5543 E16033
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1500Z SFC/FL130 N5534 E16110 - N5430 E16059 -

N5411 E16026 - N5502 E16025
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170212/0600Z=

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