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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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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
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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 20170911/1810Z FL330 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 11/1820Z

Monday Sep 11, 2017 19:00 PM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Sep 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:55 UTC, 11/09/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170911/1855Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/527
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170911/1810Z FL330 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 11/1820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5640 E16122 - N5649 E16130 - N5650 E16140 -
N5642 E16135 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0020Z SFC/FL330 N5712 E16511 - N5639 E16502 -
N5429 E16031 - N5512 E16040
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/0620Z SFC/FL320 N5732 E16958 - N5658 E17010 -

N5356 E16349 - N5303 E16036 - N5443 E16121 - N5412 E16303
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/1220Z SFC/FL320 N5739 E17527 - N5639 E17527 -

N5350 E16851 - N5237 E16536 - N5203 E16130 - N5414 E16014 - N5305
E16511
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170911/2100Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Sep 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Sep 2017
Sunday, Sep 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Sep 09, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption of Sheveluch volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
Saturday, Sep 09, 2017
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. ... [more]
Friday, Sep 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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