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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 20170913/1530Z FL170 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 13/1550Z

Wednesday Sep 13, 2017 16:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 16:24 UTC, 13/09/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170913/1623Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/541
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170913/1530Z FL170 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 13/1550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5641 E16148 - N5633 E16147 - N5633 E16132 -
N5641 E16134 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2150Z SFC/FL170 N5551 E16619 - N5543 E16620 -
N5530 E16414 - N5534 E16314 - N5541 E16313 - N5551 E16509
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0350Z SFC/FL170 N5556 E17038 - N5551 E17047 -

N5430 E16546 - N5433 E16452 - N5522 E16715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: PLS SEE ALSO FVAK21 PAWU ISSUED BY ANCHORAGE WHICH DESCRIBES
CONDITION OVER OR NEAR THE TOKYO AREA. WE KEEP ISSUING VAA FOR THE
VA CLD IN OUR AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170913/1800Z=

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