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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY

Sunday May 14, 2017 18:00 PM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 May 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAK21 at 17:58 UTC, 14/05/17 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20170514/1800Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/034

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 14/1800Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5326 E16716 - N5228 E16436 - N5325 E16714
- N5228 E16436 - N5121 E16602 - N5235 E16846 - N5326 E16716 MOV
SSE 25KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0000Z SFC/FL150 N5236 E16843 - N5121 E16604
- N4942 E16850 - N5116 E17156 - N5236 E16843 - N5236 E16843.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0600Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1200Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VA CLOUD CONTINUES TO WEAKEN.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170515/0000Z

DB MAY 2017 AAWU

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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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