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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 20170812/0720Z FL170 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 12/0810Z

Saturday Aug 12, 2017 08:45 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 08:36 UTC, 12/08/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170812/0836Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/492
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170812/0720Z FL170 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 12/0810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5640 E16122 - N5644 E16133 - N5645 E16147 -
N5640 E16142 - N5639 E16121 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1410Z SFC/FL170 N5637 E16336 - N5625 E16327 -
N5616 E16244 - N5628 E16224
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2010Z SFC/FL160 N5620 E16533 - N5600 E16523 -

N5553 E16410 - N5615 E16329
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0210Z SFC/FL160 N5605 E16738 - N5529 E16720 -

N5517 E16531 - N5606 E16431 - N5535 E16547
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170812/1200Z=

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