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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 12/0820Z

Tuesday Sep 12, 2017 09:15 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 12/09/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170912/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/532
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 12/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5924 E17107 - N5945 E17251 - N5927 E17250 -
N5849 E17202 - N5812 E17126 - N5826 E17108 - N5904 E17145 MOV E 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1420Z SFC/FL340 N6031 E17844 - N5800 E17622 -
N5650 E17345 - N5654 E17134 - N5748 E17126
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2020Z SFC/FL330 N6226 W17657 - N5708 W17853 -

N5503 E17620 - N5503 E17321 - N5617 E17236 - N5847 E17825
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170912/1200Z=

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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Sep 2017
Monday, Sep 11, 2017
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Sunday, Sep 10, 2017
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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Sep 2017
Sunday, Sep 10, 2017
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Saturday, Sep 09, 2017
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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]

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