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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 05/2320Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Wednesday Feb 06, 2019 00:15 AM | 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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 06/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190206/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/133
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 05/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5645 E16120 - N5649 E16148 - N5634 E16218 -
N5620 E16206 - N5632 E16143 - N5636 E16120 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5502 E16222 - N5639 E16122 -
N5640 E16240 - N5541 E16311
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1120Z SFC/FL160 N5559 E16448 - N5432 E16453 -

N5352 E16348 - N5349 E16308 - N5549 E16255 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5457 E16724 - N5402 E16750 -

N5259 E16729 - N5259 E16426 - N5523 E16430 - N5639 E16122 - N5629
E16247
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190206/0600Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Feb 05, 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 N direction. ... [more]
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]

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