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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RESIDUAL VA FM 20210802/2200Z ERUPTION. to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Tue, 3 Aug 2021, 17:15
17:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in SSE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK22 at 17:04 UTC, 03/08/21 from PAWU
VAAAK2
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20210803/1703Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/005

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESIDUAL VA FM 20210802/2200Z ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 03/1703Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5129 E16412 - N5026 E16533 - N5012 E16504
- N5115 E16346 - N5129 E16412 - N5129 E16412 MOV SSE 15KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/2303Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0503Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1103Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: WK VA SIGNAL OBS IN VARIOUS HIMAWARI SATELLITE IMAGERIES.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210803/2303Z

JAM AUG 2021 AAWU

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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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