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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: 06/2320Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Monday Jan 07, 2019 00:15 AM | 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 07/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190107/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/29
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5737 E15950 - N5657 E16031 - N5648 E16132 -
N5632 E16127 - N5641 E16018 - N5733 E15934 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0520Z SFC/FL190 N5640 E16134 - N5445 E16020 -
N5549 E15812 - N5742 E15545 - N5831 E15524 - N5631 E15924
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1120Z SFC/FL200 N5645 E16133 - N5432 E15956 -

N5307 E16332 - N5245 E16045 - N5526 E15330 - N5946 E15111 - N5634
E15433 - N5529 E15831
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5649 E16119 - N5308 E16102 -

N5416 E16745 - N5237 E16711 - N5054 E15826 - N5535 E14942 - N6200
E14840 - N5607 E15154 - N5329 E15734
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE

AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190107/0600Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Jan 06, 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 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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]

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