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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: ERUPTION AT 20190103/1854Z FL250 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 03/2020Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 25 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 20:53 UTC, 03/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190103/2053Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190103/1854Z FL250 REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 03/2020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5647 E16118 - N5712 E16414 - N5920 E16827 -
N5908 E16843 - N5659 E16421 - N5637 E16120 MOV NE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0220Z SFC/FL190 N6222 E17101 - N5850 E16820 -
N5623 E16155 - N5650 E16111 - N5904 E16640 - N6211 E16904
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0820Z SFC/FL190 N6445 E17205 - N6247 E17133 -

N5945 E16845 - N5622 E16215 - N5647 E16128 - N6425 E16858
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1420Z SFC/FL190 N6641 E17525 - N6537 E17511 -

N6402 E16939 - N5609 E16429 - N5553 E16039 - N6507 E16618
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SEISMIC DATA. NEW ERUPTION
REPORTED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190104/0000Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 25 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 03, 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. ... [more]
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]

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