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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: 04/0520Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Friday Jan 04, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 Jan 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 20 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 04/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190104/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/16
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 04/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5645 E16120 - N5755 E16333 - N5921 E16649 -
N6053 E16826 - N6050 E16839 - N5908 E16656 - N5752 E16410 - N5639
E16127 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1120Z SFC/FL190 N5823 E16538 - N5632 E16124 -
N6045 E16545 - N6312 E16632 - N6414 E16959
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1720Z SFC/FL190 N6625 E17125 - N6454 E16732 -

N6223 E16725 - N5602 E16244 - N5654 E16118 - N6058 E16458 - N6434
E16358 - N6552 E16638
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2320Z SFC/FL190 N6759 E17647 - N6653 E16805 -

N5544 E16351 - N5532 E16031 - N6038 E16358 - N6439 E16051 - N6622
E16218 - N6745 E16705
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190104/1200Z=

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]
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]

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