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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 03/0520Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Tue, 3 Aug 2021, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 03/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210803/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 03/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5411 E16226 - N5411 E16245 - N5358 E16246 -
N5359 E16228 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5216 E16441 - N5144 E16443 -
N5200 E16335 - N5244 E16249 - N5325 E16301
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1720Z SFC/FL140 N5041 E16657 - N4948 E16712 -

N5040 E16422 - N5239 E16348 - N5344 E16459 - N5134 E16457
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210803/1200Z=

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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.

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