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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 20170517/0840Z FL120 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 17/0920Z

Wednesday May 17, 2017 10:00 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 17 May 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 17 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 09:54 UTC, 17/05/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170517/0953Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/309
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170517/0840Z FL120 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 17/0920Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL400 N5643 E17104 - N5421 E17107 - N5027 E17419 -
N5413 E17037 - N5630 E17024 MOV SE 25KT SFC/FL120 N5643 E16121 -
N5653 E16131 - N5653 E16149 - N5642 E16142 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1520Z SFC/FL400 N5415 E17304 - N4839 E17810 -
N5118 E17251 - N5344 E17106 - N5710 E17212 - N5728 E17325 SFC/FL110
N5733 E16331 - N5704 E16324 - N5720 E16141 - N5756 E16205
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/2120Z SFC/FL400 N5457 E17504 - N4607 W17556 -

N5116 E17147 - N5417 E17028 - N5831 E17550 SFC/FL110 N5905 E16253 -
N5759 E16514 - N5746 E16410 - N5832 E16154
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0320Z SFC/FL390 N5355 E17754 - N4151 W16747 -

N5200 E16942 - N5434 E16911 - N5944 E17850 SFC/FL100 N6028 E16414 -
N5836 E16559 - N5832 E16426 - N6016 E16228
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. SOME PART OF VA[FL400] OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. NEW VA OBS SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170517/1200Z=

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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 May 2017
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Monday, May 15, 2017
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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
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