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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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.

Shiveluch volcano tours:
Kamchatka - Land of Colors (volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
Shiveluch Volcano Special (8-days expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Shiveluch volcano 16-24 Mar 2019)

Shiveluch volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 12/1120Z

Mon, 12 Jun 2017, 12:15
12:15 PM |
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 12/06/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170612/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/395
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 12/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5609 E16445 - N5743 E16645 - N5827 E16848 -
N5715 E16900 - N5607 E16448 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1720Z SFC/FL240 N5933 E16917 - N5903 E16755 -
N5656 E16328 - N5653 E16231 - N5933 E16446 - N6032 E16826
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170612/1800Z=

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