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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: 09/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Jan 09, 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 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 09/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190109/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/35
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5640 E16121 - N5632 E15944 - N5710 E15913 -
N5651 E16123 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1720Z SFC/FL210 N5640 E16127 - N5559 E15917 -
N5719 E15542 - N5753 E15600
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/2320Z SFC/FL220 N5721 E15621 - N5642 E16124 -

N5520 E15724 - N5809 E15124 - N5828 E15210
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0520Z SFC/FL230 N5711 E15910 - N5642 E16122 -

N5401 E15621 - N5650 E14903 - N5910 E14910 - N5911 E15032 - N5707
E15228
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190109/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Jan 07, 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 W direction. ... [more]
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]

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