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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: 02/2320Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 00:15 AM |

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 3 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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:01 UTC, 03/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190103/0001Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/9
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5643 E16124 - N5636 E16225 - N5646 E16421 -
N5618 E16358 - N5621 E16214 - N5636 E16119 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5734 E16933 - N5628 E17028 -
N5551 E16229 - N5630 E16130 - N5637 E16355
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1120Z SFC/FL180 N5856 E17309 - N5753 E17423 -

N5555 E16553 - N5531 E16248 - N5645 E16130 - N5643 E16506
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1720Z SFC/FL190 N6200 E17127 - N5919 E17605 -

N5621 E16933 - N5518 E16442 - N5643 E16130 - N5715 E16747 - N5956
E17313 - N6050 E16842
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL190] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD

OR HAS DISSIPATED. EASTERN PART OF VA[FL170] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190103/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Jan 2019
Wednesday, Jan 02, 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. ... [more]
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]

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