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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: 05/1120Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Saturday Jan 05, 2019 12:15 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 25 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 05/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190105/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 05/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5703 E16023 - N5646 E16121 - N5638 E16120 -
N5649 E16019 MOV NW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1720Z SFC/FL190 N5653 E16115 - N5552 E16009 -
N5640 E15754 - N5903 E15551 - N5945 E15611 - N5731 E15916
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/2320Z SFC/FL200 N6001 E15433 - N5713 E15721 -

N5635 E16123 - N5505 E15754 - N5508 E15623 - N6125 E15157 - N6312
E15400
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190105/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Jan 2019
Saturday, Jan 05, 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]
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]

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