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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: 05/1120Z

Tuesday Dec 05, 2017 12:15 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 12:02 UTC, 05/12/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171205/1202Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/579
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 05/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5737 E16129 - N5745 E16127 - N5847 E16509 -
N5902 E16950 - N5814 E17337 - N5756 E17341 - N5810 E16744 MOV E 25KT

SFC/FL120 N5452 E16353 - N5548 E16338 - N5502 E16557 - N5408 E16607
MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1720Z SFC/FL340 N6001 E17130 - N5817 E17639 -
N5659 E16355 - N5901 E15954 - N6001 E16751 SFC/FL110 N5504 E16802 -
N5346 E16932 - N5431 E16435 - N5537 E16321
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/2320Z SFC/FL350 N6131 E17057 - N5829 E17752 -

N5718 E16633 - N5613 E16638 - N5610 E16344 - N5805 E15943 - N6050
E15750 - N5955 E16706 - N6115 E16740
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0520Z SFC/FL360 N6320 E16932 - N5912 E17854 -

N5757 E17639 - N5705 E16508 - N5523 E16610 - N5736 E15824 - N6223
E15541 - N6023 E16706 - N6349 E16333
RMK: RE-SUSPENDED VA[FL120].
NXT ADVISORY: 20171205/1500Z=

Previous news
Eruption at Sheveluch volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017
A strong eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday morning around 9am local time (9pm last night GMT). An explosion and/or partial collapse at the active lava dome produced an eruption column that quickly rose to estimated 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude and drifted both NE and SE before dissipating over the North Pacific Ocean. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Dec 2017
Monday, Dec 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 09, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 Nov 2017
Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

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