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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: ERUPTION AT 20190109/2135Z FL170 EXTD W REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 09/2140Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Jan 09, 2019 22:30 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 25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 22:15 UTC, 09/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190109/2215Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190109/2135Z FL170 EXTD W REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 09/2140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5746 E15401 - N5749 E15236 - N5818 E15243 -
N5815 E15419 MOV W 25KT SFC/FL170 N5641 E16122 - N5642 E15944 -
N5651 E15943 - N5649 E16123 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0340Z SFC/FL210 N5849 E15153 - N5727 E15123 -
N5729 E14938 - N5838 E14908 - N5913 E15018 SFC/FL180 N5656 E15815 -
N5608 E15837 - N5559 E15657 - N5623 E15522 - N5642 E15522
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0940Z SFC/FL220 N5940 E15057 - N5835 E15048 -

N5604 E14855 - N5623 E14759 - N5810 E14803 - N5942 E14934 SFC/FL190
N5530 E15539 - N5420 E15530 - N5522 E14917 - N5551 E14934 - N5604
E15316
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1540Z SFC/FL200 N5427 E15618 - N5337 E15719
-
N5200 E15131 - N5316 E14535 - N5415 E14531 - N5303 E15206
RMK: SOME PART OF VA[FL200] AND WESTERN PART OF VA[FL170] OBSCURED
BY MET CLOUD. NEW ERUPTION REPORTED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190110/0000Z=

Previous news
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 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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]

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