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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 ASSOC WITH 14/1700 UTC ERUPTION.

Monday May 15, 2017 06:15 AM |

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

FVAK21 at 06:02 UTC, 15/05/17 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20170515/0600Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/037

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ASSOC WITH 14/1700 UTC ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 15/0600Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N5420 E16441 - N5303 E16320 - N5025 E17010
- N5144 E17147 - N5420 E16441 MOV SE 30KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1200Z SFC/FL220 N5210 E16748 - N5048 E17459
- N4905 E17320 - N5010 E16650 - N5210 E16748.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/1800Z SFC/FL220 N5024 E17920 - N5002
E17220 - N4929 E16701 - N4729 E16827 - N4751 E17438 - N4903
E17857 - N5024 E17920 - N5024 E17920.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0000Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. STG VA SIGNAL OBSERVED IN HIMAWARI IMAGERY CROSSING
FM TOKYO VAAC TO ANCHORAGE VAAC AOR. VAAC TOKYO HAS TRANSFERRED RESPONSIBILITY
OF THIS EVENT TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THIS ADVISORY UPDATES MESSAGE FVFE01 RJTD.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170515/1200Z

JAM MAY 2017 AAWU

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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