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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 AT 20190205/1730Z FL150 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 05/1730Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tuesday Feb 05, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

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 N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:03 UTC, 05/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190205/1803Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/131
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190205/1730Z FL150 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 05/1730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5641 E16116 - N5703 E16112 - N5713 E16130 -
N5658 E16137 - N5639 E16125 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/2330Z SFC/FL150 N5632 E16149 - N5605 E16120 -
N5606 E16104 - N5627 E16108 - N5706 E16023 - N5734 E16057 - N5705
E16148
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0530Z SFC/FL150 N5632 E16253 - N5541 E16231 -

N5515 E16128 - N5518 E16111 - N5551 E16158 - N5723 E16117 - N5726
E16215
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1130Z SFC/FL150 N5628 E16434 - N5519 E16429 -

N5427 E16335 - N5429 E16150 - N5507 E16338 - N5623 E16249 - N5646
E16353
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190206/0000Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Feb 2019
Tuesday, Feb 05, 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. ... [more]
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]

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