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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: 24/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thursday Jan 24, 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 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 24/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190124/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/90
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 24/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5638 E16123 - N5627 E16050 - N5634 E16048 -
N5642 E16122 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5639 E16122 - N5537 E16026 -
N5520 E15847 - N5619 E15915
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2320Z SFC/FL210 N5639 E16122 - N5434 E16007 -

N5430 E15742 - N5539 E15726
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0520Z SFC/FL200 N5639 E16122 - N5332 E16010 -

N5341 E15720 - N5515 E15621 - N5631 E16023
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190124/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 25 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 40 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 40 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 35 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 45 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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