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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tue, 10 Aug 2021, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Aug 2021
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Aug 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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 10/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210810/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/53
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5638 E16123 - N5614 E16108 - N5612 E16057 -
N5631 E16101 - N5643 E16121 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5638 E16127 - N5522 E16106 -
N5504 E15934 - N5521 E15903
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5638 E16123 - N5608 E16146 -

N5432 E16055 - N5359 E15752 - N5432 E15709 - N5600 E16045
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210810/1200Z=

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Mon, 9 Aug 2021, 07:47

Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update: continuing lava dome growth and glowing rockfalls

Glowing avalanche at Shiveluch volcano yesterday (image: @nakamchatku / Instagram)
The volcano continues to slowly extrude viscous lava, which adds to the volume of the lava dome in its crater and frequently generates smaller and sometimes larger incandescent rockfalls and smaller pyroclastic flows. ... Read all
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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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