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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
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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: 02/1120Z

Wednesday Jan 02, 2019 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 2 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 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 02/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190102/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5642 E16126 - N5609 E16205 - N5559 E16157 -
N5638 E16120 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1720Z SFC/FL180 N5517 E16619 - N5423 E16725 -
N5505 E16458 - N5505 E16324 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2320Z SFC/FL170 N5707 E16910 - N5357 E17159 -

N5446 E16928 - N5430 E16430 - N5641 E16127 - N5551 E16409
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5805 E17347 - N5551 E17353 -

N5432 E17538 - N5540 E16904 - N5420 E16552 - N5632 E16121 - N5609
E16531 - N5838 E17241
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190102/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Jan 2019
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 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
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]

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