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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: 04/1720Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Friday Jan 04, 2019 18:15 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 20 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 04/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190104/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/18
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 04/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5642 E16121 - N5727 E16148 - N5724 E16155 -
N5640 E16124 MOV N 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/2320Z SFC/FL180 N6044 E16428 - N5804 E16322 -
N5632 E16249 - N5639 E16051 - N5804 E16058 - N6044 E16322
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5537 E16355 - N5639 E16038 -

N5902 E15959 - N6623 E16606
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1120Z SFC/FL180 N7033 E16951 - N6857 E16727 -

N6059 E16409 - N5406 E16445 - N5839 E15724 - N6547 E16427 - N6925
E16351
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190105/0000Z=

Previous news
Pyroclastic flow at Sheveluch yesterday (this morning GMT) (KVERT webcam)
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
It seems a new surge of fresh magma is currently arriving at the lava dome, prompting a phase of rapid growth. Several glowing lobes can be seen on the webcam during night time. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Jan 2019
Friday, Jan 04, 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. ... [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]
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]

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