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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190204/0900Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 04/0950Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday Feb 04, 2019 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 Feb 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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 10:16 UTC, 04/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190204/1015Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/124
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190204/0900Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 04/0950Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16122 - N5659 E16202 - N5651 E16207 -
N5639 E16122 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1550Z SFC/FL130 N5740 E16433 - N5705 E16349 -
N5703 E16241 - N5725 E16241
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2150Z SFC/FL120 N5835 E16730 - N5733 E16547 -

N5738 E16433 - N5814 E16411 - N5840 E16547
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0350Z SFC/FL110 N5910 E16929 - N5824 E16820 -

N5822 E16653 - N5905 E16737 - N5921 E16556 - N6003 E16751
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190204/1200Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Feb 03, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Feb 2019
Sunday, Feb 03, 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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Feb 2019
Saturday, Feb 02, 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. ... [more]
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]

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