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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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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 20190205/0300Z FL130 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 05/0310Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday Feb 05, 2019 03:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 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 N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 03:33 UTC, 05/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190205/0333Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/128
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190205/0300Z FL130 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 05/0310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5638 E16118 - N5651 E16111 - N5702 E16128 -
N5640 E16125 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0910Z SFC/FL140 N5831 E16158 - N5755 E16225 -
N5728 E16156 - N5756 E16130 - N5749 E16055 - N5815 E16119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1510Z SFC/FL130 N5922 E16408 - N5807 E16236 -

N5819 E16201 - N5854 E16203 - N5919 E16306
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190205/0600Z=

Previous news
Monday, Feb 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Feb 2019
Monday, Feb 04, 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. ... [more]
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]

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