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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 20170217/1700Z FL150 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 17/1820Z

Friday Feb 17, 2017 19:00 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 18:45 UTC, 17/02/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170217/1845Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/42
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170217/1700Z FL150 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 17/1820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5656 E16146 - N5658 E16200 - N5651 E16158 -
N5650 E16149 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0020Z SFC/FL140 N5752 E16312 - N5751 E16259 -
N5814 E16208 - N5802 E16209 - N5811 E16137 - N5836 E16139 - N5835
E16206
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0620Z SFC/FL140 N6026 E16201 - N5913 E16346 -

N5909 E16335 - N6011 E16144 - N5943 E16022 - N5955 E16008 - N6032
E16123
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170218/0000Z=

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