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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 30/0820Z

Sunday Dec 30, 2018 09:15 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 30/12/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181230/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/86
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 30/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5408 E16420 - N5312 E16418 - N5328 E16259 -
N5411 E16346 MOV SE 35KT SFC/FL190 N5643 E16138 - N5538 E16138 -
N5446 E15947 - N5406 E15431 - N5543 E15342 - N5608 E16009 - N5644
E16059 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1420Z SFC/FL340 N5141 E16704 - N4951 E16646 -
N4948 E16058 - N5045 E16151 SFC/FL190 N5401 E16320 - N5236 E16236 -
N5238 E15826 - N5146 E15514 - N5427 E15411 - N5505 E15643
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/2020Z SFC/FL330 N4928 E17029 - N4757 E17203 -

N4636 E16548 - N4718 E16017 - N4812 E16111 - N4803 E16847 SFC/FL190
N5403 E16142 - N5102 E16445 - N4934 E16352 - N5025 E16013 - N4934
E15705 - N5345 E15554 - N5422 E15826
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/0220Z SFC/FL180 N5257 E16615 - N4824 E16646
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N4654 E16521 - N4745 E15933 - N5327 E15826 - N5406 E16035
RMK: SOME PART OF VA[FL330] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20181230/1200Z=

Previous news
This morning's explosion at Shiveluch volcano seen on the KVERT webcam
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
A powerful, brief explosion has sent ash possibly up to 40,000ft (12km), prompting KVERT to raise the Aviation Colour Code to Red. Activity has recently returned to a moderate level following a hiatus for most of the year. Explosions like this are typical for Sheveluch- many have happened in the past 25 years as dome-building continues. [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Dec 2018
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Dec 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Dec 2018
Friday, Dec 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Dec 2018
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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