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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 AT 20190202/2000Z FL150 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 02/2000Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Saturday Feb 02, 2019 20:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 2 Feb 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 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 20:30 UTC, 02/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190202/2030Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/118
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190202/2000Z FL150 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 02/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5636 E16030 - N5643 E16120 - N5637 E16118 -
N5630 E16028 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0200Z SFC/FL150 N5610 E16014 - N5538 E15853 -
N5600 E15854 - N5620 E15936
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0800Z SFC/FL140 N5551 E16021 - N5533 E16019 -

N5450 E15832 - N5523 E15835 - N5549 E15908
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1400Z SFC/FL140 N5512 E16125 - N5348 E15927 -

N5436 E15929 - N5513 E16016
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190203/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Feb 2019
Friday, Feb 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 31, 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 20 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Jan 2019
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Jan 2019
Monday, Jan 28, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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