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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 20170418/2330Z FL230 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 18/2350Z

Wednesday Apr 19, 2017 00:45 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 00:31 UTC, 19/04/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170419/0031Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/201
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170418/2330Z FL230 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 18/2350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5657 E16057 - N5708 E16107 - N5705 E16110 -
N5654 E16100 MOV NW 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0550Z SFC/FL240 N6004 E16020 - N5800 E15922 -
N5759 E15832 - N5902 E15837
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1150Z SFC/FL240 N6301 E16409 - N6221 E16217 -

N5846 E15709 - N5838 E15622 - N5901 E15615 - N6306 E16152
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1750Z SFC/FL240 N6518 E17030 - N6441 E16838 -

N6458 E16433 - N5832 E15413 - N5848 E15358 - N6600 E16422
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170419/0600Z=

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