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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: 15/1120Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Tuesday Jan 15, 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 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 15/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190115/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/62
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5644 E16123 - N5536 E16401 - N5523 E16351 -
N5637 E16119 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5533 E16527 - N5411 E16716 -
N5429 E16527 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5506 E16723 - N5303 E17005 -

N5316 E16753 - N5427 E16612 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5433 E17052 - N5206 E17241 -

N5157 E17141 - N5243 E16900 - N5440 E16715 - N5639 E16121 - N5613
E16449
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190115/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 15, 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 . ... [more]
Monday, Jan 14, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Monday, Jan 14, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Jan 2019
Monday, Jan 14, 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 25 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Jan 13, 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 S direction. ... [more]

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