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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 14/0210Z

Sunday May 14, 2017 03:00 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 02:50 UTC, 14/05/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170514/0250Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/290
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/0210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 N4959 E15245 - N5000 E15517 - N4922 E15601 -
N5030 E15809 - N4950 E15842 - N4830 E15602 - N4924 E15442 - N4932
E15243 MOV S 30KT SFC/FL150 N5636 E16124 - N5628 E16153 - N5649
E16215 - N5654 E16152 - N5646 E16124 MOV SE 15KT SFC/FL150 N5458
E15838 - N5504 E15914 - N5448 E15926 - N5436 E15845 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0810Z SFC/FL250 N4902 E15728 - N4723 E15749 -
N4556 E15710 - N4639 E15247 - N4848 E15211 SFC/FL150 N5640 E16416 -
N5550 E16410 - N5552 E16305 - N5636 E16325 SFC/FL150 N5432 E16029 -
N5356 E16029 - N5356 E15930 - N5432 E15929
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1410Z SFC/FL150 N5625 E16654 - N5525 E16647
-
N5501 E16442 - N5600 E16446
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/2010Z SFC/FL140 N5558 E16952 - N5432 E16903
-
N5359 E16546 - N5511 E16558 - N5612 E16835
RMK: THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SOME PART OF ASH IS BEING TRANSFERRED
TO
WASHINGTON. PLS SEE ALSO FVXX23 KNES ISSUED BY WASHINGTON WHICH
DESCRIBES CONDITION OVER OR NEAR THE TOKYO AREA. WE KEEP ISSUING VAA

FOR THE VA CLD IN OUR AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170514/0600Z=

Previous news
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 May 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 12, 2017
KVERT reported that during 28 April-5 May lava-dome extrusion onto Sheveluch’s N flank was accompanied by strong fumarolic activity, dome incandescence, ash explosions, and hot avalanches. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 May 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 May 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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