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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 14/1720Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sat, 14 Aug 2021, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 17:54 UTC, 14/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210814/1754Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/73
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5646 E16130 - N5647 E16105 - N5545 E16030 -
N5546 E16152 MOV SW 10KT SFC/FL120 N5610 E16517 - N5510 E16415 -
N5538 E16319 - N5602 E16338 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/2320Z SFC/FL180 N5620 E16239 - N5512 E16211 -
N5454 E15945 - N5643 E16116 SFC/FL140 N5609 E16508 - N5550 E16605 -
N5440 E16425 - N5538 E16315
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5610 E16347 - N5438 E16230 -

N5356 E15839 - N5609 E16137 - N5642 E16120
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210815/0000Z=

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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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