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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RESIDUAL VA FM EARLIER ERUPTIONS. to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wed, 18 Aug 2021, 00:00
00:00 AM | 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 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 23:53 UTC, 17/08/21 from RJTD
VAAAK2
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20210817/2355Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/011

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESIDUAL VA FM EARLIER ERUPTIONS.

OBS VA DTG: 17/2355Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5313 E17130 - N5204 E17150 - N5208 E16619
- N5258 E16621 - N5313 E17130 MOV E 15KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/0555Z SFC/FL170 N5319 E17305 - N5159 E17313
- N5155 E16748 - N5307 E16752 - N5319 E17305.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/1155Z SFC/FL170 N5305 E17351 - N5124
E17304 - N5128 E16921 - N5311 E16951 - N5305 E17351.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/1755Z SFC/FL170 N5320 E17457 - N5133
E17418 - N5107 E17014 - N5306 E16949 - N5320 E17457 - N5320
E17457.

RMK: VA SIGNAL STILL OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY BUT IS FADING.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210818/0555Z

BH 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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