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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 31/2320Z

Tuesday Jan 01, 2019 00:15 AM |

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 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 01/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190101/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/96
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 31/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5637 E16124 - N5526 E16111 - N5509 E16226 -
N5457 E16224 - N5455 E16122 - N5523 E16051 - N5639 E16119 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0520Z SFC/FL170 N5413 E16212 - N5359 E16519 -
N5317 E16253 - N5356 E16040 - N5646 E16118 - N5557 E16155
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1120Z SFC/FL180 N5337 E16249 - N5332 E16915 -

N5222 E16600 - N5217 E16121 - N5541 E16203 - N5639 E16121 - N5614
E16249
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190101/0600Z=

Previous news
Glow visible from Sheveluch volcano this evening (KVERT webcam)
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues; glow is visible on the webcam and suggests that indeed lava dome growth has resumed. ... [more]
This morning's explosion at Shiveluch volcano seen on the KVERT webcam
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
A powerful, brief explosion has sent ash possibly up to 40,000ft (12km), prompting KVERT to raise the Aviation Colour Code to Red. Activity has recently returned to a moderate level following a hiatus for most of the year. Explosions like this are typical for Sheveluch- many have happened in the past 25 years as dome-building continues. [more]

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