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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 12/1720Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Thu, 12 Aug 2021, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 12/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210812/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/64
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5620 E15941 - N5708 E16103 - N5703 E16146 -
N5614 E16130 - N5543 E16045 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/2320Z SFC/FL190 N5643 E16130 - N5417 E15818 -
N5522 E15723 - N5646 E16015
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5640 E16138 - N5319 E15548 -

N5434 E15509 - N5617 E15844 - N5647 E16047
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210813/0000Z=

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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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