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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: 12/1720Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Saturday Jan 12, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

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 25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 12/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190112/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/48
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5637 E16123 - N5621 E16012 - N5648 E15920 -
N5643 E16124 MOV W 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5634 E16125 - N5516 E15902 -
N5528 E15704 - N5630 E15626 - N5625 E15759 - N5550 E15854
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5639 E16127 - N5533 E16057 -

N5354 E15754 - N5521 E15548 - N5701 E15604 - N5553 E15642 - N5518
E15816 - N5550 E16027
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1120Z SFC/FL160 N5643 E16133 - N5511 E16200 -

N5209 E15726 - N5434 E15626 - N5713 E15805 - N5457 E15745 - N5429
E15924 - N5513 E16103
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190113/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jan 2019
Saturday, Jan 12, 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. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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