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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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.

Shiveluch volcano tours:
Kamchatka - Land of Colors (volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
Shiveluch Volcano Special (8-days expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Shiveluch volcano 16-24 Mar 2019)

Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20210223/1050Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 23/1050Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 11:30
11:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:20 UTC, 23/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210223/1120Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210223/1050Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 23/1050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5642 E16117 - N5657 E16124 - N5705 E16145 -
N5659 E16152 - N5650 E16130 - N5640 E16123 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1650Z SFC/FL130 N5700 E16240 - N5637 E16237 -
N5604 E16150 - N5638 E16118 - N5659 E16205
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/2250Z SFC/FL130 N5633 E16246 - N5605 E16249 -
N5518 E16150 - N5540 E16102 - N5609 E16100 - N5638 E16125
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210223/1500Z=

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