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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 20190112/1030Z FL160 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 12/1030Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Saturday Jan 12, 2019 11:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 30 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:09 UTC, 12/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190112/1109Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/46
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190112/1030Z FL160 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 12/1030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5645 E16123 - N5648 E16013 - N5639 E16015 -
N5636 E16124 MOV W 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1630Z SFC/FL160 N5637 E16115 - N5610 E15949 -
N5638 E15527 - N5708 E15554 - N5628 E15959
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2230Z SFC/FL160 N5637 E16122 - N5524 E15929 -

N5519 E15735 - N5626 E15514 - N5609 E15258 - N5741 E15315 - N5552
E15901
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0430Z SFC/FL170 N5636 E16122 - N5551 E16102 -

N5359 E15745 - N5606 E15459 - N5515 E15037 - N5852 E15341 - N5516
E15710 - N5546 E15959
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190112/1500Z=

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Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
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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 20 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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]

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