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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: ERUPTION AT 20200408/2003Z FL330 EXTD SSE REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 08/2120Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Wednesday Apr 08, 2020 22:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 21:58 UTC, 08/04/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200408/2158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/8
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20200408/2003Z FL330 EXTD SSE REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 08/2120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5640 E16124 - N5614 E16200 - N5603 E16133 -
N5612 E16113 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0320Z SFC/FL320 N5533 E16314 - N5512 E16340 -
N5440 E16242 - N5453 E16128 - N5547 E16050 - N5555 E16107 - N5509
E16212
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0920Z SFC/FL320 N5444 E16502 - N5425 E16536 -

N5332 E16417 - N5335 E16128 - N5522 E16037 - N5432 E16126 - N5401
E16251
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1520Z SFC/FL320 N5410 E16641 - N5258 E16613 -

N5220 E16216 - N5257 E16043 - N5509 E16032 - N5336 E16116 - N5319
E16305
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200409/0000Z=

Previous news
Sheveluch volcano on 23 March (image: KVERT)
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020
KVERT recorded one explosive eruption today that generated an ash plume which reached approx. 32,800 ft-49,200 ft (10,000 m-15,000 m) altitude and drifted NW. ... [more]
An ash plume from Sheveluch volcano (image: KVERT)
Monday, Feb 17, 2020
KVERT reported strong fumarolic activity with small amount of ash and an incandescence of the dome blocks and hot avalanches associated with this process. The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state. ... [more]
Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome (image: KVERT)
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
KVERT reported strong fumarolic activity with small amount of ash and an incandescence of the dome blocks and hot avalanches associated with this process. The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state. ... [more]

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