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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 20170224/2320Z FL130 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 25/0010Z

Saturday Feb 25, 2017 00:45 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Feb 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Feb 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 00:38 UTC, 25/02/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170225/0038Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/65
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170224/2320Z FL130 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 25/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5621 E16105 - N5628 E16112 - N5627 E16118 -
N5621 E16113 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0610Z SFC/FL140 N5548 E16219 - N5529 E16200 -
N5507 E16246 - N5457 E16237 - N5512 E16154 - N5534 E16143 - N5601
E16156
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1210Z SFC/FL140 N5558 E16549 - N5531 E16413 -

N5500 E16415 - N5447 E16352 - N5518 E16337 - N5546 E16354 - N5600
E16454 - N5621 E16440
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170225/0600Z=

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