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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: 10/1120Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Thursday Jan 10, 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 10/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190110/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5639 E16122 - N5643 E15810 - N5720 E15827 -
N5721 E15908 - N5703 E16057 - N5642 E16123 MOV W 20KT SFC/FL200
N5951 E14926 - N5909 E14850 - N5929 E14815 - N5956 E14901 MOV NW
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL240 N6028 E16155 - N5620 E15424 -
N5850 E15458 - N6049 E16022 SFC/FL210 N6101 E15026 - N5937 E15000 -
N5900 E14833 - N6101 E14901
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/2320Z SFC/FL250 N6345 E16433 - N6146 E15814 -

N5444 E15143 - N5443 E15018 - N6053 E15251 - N6320 E15814
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0520Z SFC/FL250 N6556 E16403 - N6409 E17100 -

N6416 E15939 - N5937 E15217 - N5037 E14844 - N5523 E14636 - N6606
E15541
RMK: SOME PART OF VA[FL230][FL200] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190110/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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 25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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]

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