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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 15/0520Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sun, 15 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:59 UTC, 15/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210815/0559Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/75
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5644 E16122 - N5614 E16307 - N5540 E16214 -
N5636 E16120 MOV SE 10KT SFC/FL120 N5528 E16452 - N5556 E16556 -
N5547 E16603 - N5526 E16507 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL170 N5533 E16430 - N5425 E16121 -
N5537 E16222 - N5639 E16121 SFC/FL150 N5551 E16623 - N5520 E16648 -
N5454 E16519 - N5513 E16503
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1720Z SFC/FL170 N5456 E16545 - N5309 E16024 -

N5503 E16236 - N5639 E16123
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210815/1200Z=

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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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