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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: 01/1720Z

Tuesday Jan 01, 2019 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 1 Jan 2019
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 18:00 UTC, 01/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190101/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 01/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5641 E16110 - N5735 E16320 - N5705 E16407 -
N5632 E16338 - N5646 E16224 - N5626 E16113 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/2320Z SFC/FL170 N5841 E16656 - N5630 E16546 -
N5547 E16228 - N5640 E16116 - N5646 E16228 - N5931 E16553
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/0520Z SFC/FL170 N6035 E16916 - N5615 E16739 -

N5517 E16226 - N5642 E16116 - N5602 E16312 - N6135 E16641
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1120Z SFC/FL170 N6122 E17210 - N5949 E16901 -

N5651 E16933 - N5339 E16520 - N5640 E16115 - N5553 E16327 - N5646
E16556 - N6156 E16432 - N6224 E16720
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190102/0000Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2019
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. ... [more]
Monday, Dec 31, 2018
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Dec 2018
Monday, Dec 31, 2018
A volcanic ash plume up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude (flight level 190) and moving at 20 kts in SE direction was reported by Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC). ... [more]
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]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Dec 2018
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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