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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 VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Sun, 10 Sep 2017, 12:15
12:15 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 10/09/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170910/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/525
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N5836 E15325 - N5822 E15347 - N5801 E15323 -
N5815 E15301 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL230 N5817 E15103 - N5711 E15051 -
N5651 E15018 - N5726 E14904
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA[FL220] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED
IN THE AREA. VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL240][FL230] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE
DUE TO MET CLOUD OR DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170910/1800Z=

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Sat, 9 Sep 2017, 10:59
Eruption of Sheveluch volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
The volcano has increased its (visible) activity during the past days. A larger explosion occurred during the late evening of Thursday 7 Sep (at 21:46 local time), producing an ash plume that rose to estimated 9 km altitude. ... read all

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