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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 20170415/1150Z FL150 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 15/1210Z

Saturday Apr 15, 2017 12:45 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 12:37 UTC, 15/04/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170415/1237Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/187
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170415/1150Z FL150 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 15/1210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5645 E16132 - N5650 E16136 - N5649 E16141 -
N5643 E16136 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1810Z SFC/FL130 N5725 E16132 - N5703 E16156 -
N5651 E16148 - N5709 E16127
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0010Z SFC/FL120 N5711 E16250 - N5659 E16244 -

N5720 E16203 - N5726 E16126 - N5746 E16111 - N5735 E16209
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170415/1800Z=

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Friday, Apr 14, 2017
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Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Apr 2017
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
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