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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 AT 20190106/1620Z FL180 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 06/1620Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Sunday Jan 06, 2019 17:00 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 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 16:48 UTC, 06/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190106/1647Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190106/1620Z FL180 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 06/1620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5638 E16125 - N5632 E16109 - N5634 E16022 -
N5645 E16025 - N5646 E16127 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/2220Z SFC/FL190 N5626 E15941 - N5501 E15930 -
N5459 E15832 - N5621 E15752 - N5648 E15903
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0420Z SFC/FL190 N5322 E15931 - N5322 E15844 -

N5444 E15703 - N5511 E15521 - N5623 E15539 - N5601 E15653 - N5500
E15850
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1020Z SFC/FL200 N5252 E16223 - N5159 E16227 -

N5246 E15822 - N5257 E15507 - N5358 E15310 - N5504 E15258
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190106/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Jan 2019
Sunday, Jan 06, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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 25 kts in NW direction. ... [more]
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]

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