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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
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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: 12/2320Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sunday Jan 13, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 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 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 13/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190113/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/50
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5637 E16121 - N5623 E16006 - N5606 E15918 -
N5635 E15947 - N5642 E16121 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5639 E16122 - N5601 E16117 -
N5512 E16011 - N5508 E15833 - N5554 E15722 - N5614 E15812 - N5545
E15902 - N5549 E16018
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1120Z SFC/FL160 N5637 E16127 - N5517 E16209 -

N5333 E15933 - N5340 E15800 - N5602 E15819 - N5555 E15909 - N5430
E15937 - N5508 E16103
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL160

WAST SIDE] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190113/0600Z=

Previous news
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 25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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
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Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
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