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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 AT 20201007/1730Z FL080 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 07/1730Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 7 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:05 UTC, 07/10/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201007/1805Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/54
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20201007/1730Z FL080 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 07/1730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N5643 E16122 - N5629 E16221 - N5621 E16215 -
N5635 E16120 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2330Z SFC/FL090 N5522 E16604 - N5434 E16617 -
N5431 E16500 - N5522 E16231 - N5639 E16122 - N5522 E16434
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0530Z SFC/FL080 N5338 E17120 - N5317 E17030 -

N5406 E16341 - N5639 E16121 - N5431 E16540
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20201008/0000Z=

Previous news
Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 14:43
A new lava dome Dolphin at Sheveluch volcano (image: Yury Demianchuk/volkstat.ru)
Yury Demianchuk from the volcanological observatory reported that visual observations on 28 September confirmed that a new lava dome had grown on the NE side of the dome complex. The extruded lava dome, about 100 m tall, stands out with a spectacularly and highly unusual, smooth, egg-like shape. ... read all
Mon, 15 Jun 2020, 07:52
Explosion from Sheveluch volcano this morning (image: KVERT)
On 14 June at 04:21 local time KVERT recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude and drifted SE. ... read all

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