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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 IS STILL FAINTLY VISIBLE.

Thursday May 18, 2017 00:00 AM |

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

FVAK22 at 23:56 UTC, 17/05/17 from PAWU
VAAAK2
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20170517/2342Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/046

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA IS STILL FAINTLY VISIBLE.

OBS VA DTG: 17/2342Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 N5849 E17724 - N5239 E17721 - N5052 E17801
- N5038 E17601 - N5344 E17508 - N5724 E17449 - N5849 E17724 MOV
ENE 10KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/0542Z SFC/FL300 N5950 W17957 - N5949 E18000
- N5958 W17937 - N5328 E17954 - N5122 W17931 - N5051 E17758 -
N5248 E17655 - N5847 E17712 - N5950 W17957.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/1142Z SFC/FL300 N6130 W17707 - N5405
W17700 - N5143 W17548 - N5104 W17937 - N5936 E17850 - N6130
W17707 - N6130 W17707.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/1742Z NO VA EXP.

RMK:

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170518/0542Z

RDE MAY 2017 AAWU

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 17 May 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 May 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, May 15, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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