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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: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Saturday Jan 05, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 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 N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 05/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190105/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5641 E16122 - N5655 E16113 - N5709 E16135 -
N5642 E16126 MOV N 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5840 E16238 - N5623 E16232 -
N5644 E16046 - N5954 E16018 - N6046 E16114
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1120Z SFC/FL180 N6504 E16407 - N6016 E16142 -

N5517 E16323 - N5647 E16013 - N5857 E15821 - N6209 E15928
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1720Z SFC/FL190 N7023 E16733 - N6728 E16717 -

N6114 E16026 - N5343 E16500 - N5646 E15857 - N6204 E15448 - N6731
E16540
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190105/0600Z=

Previous news
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 N direction. ... [more]
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]

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