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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: 06/2320Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thursday Feb 07, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 7 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 07/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190207/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/139
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16120 - N5642 E16122 - N5643 E16134 -
N5640 E16132 - N5638 E16122 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5650 E16441 - N5617 E16350 -
N5641 E16124 - N5702 E16249
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5708 E16747 - N5603 E16622 -

N5640 E16115 - N5659 E16113 - N5723 E16236
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1720Z SFC/FL150 N5736 E17040 - N5612 E16901 -

N5646 E16319 - N5635 E16115 - N5724 E16051 - N5801 E16352
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190207/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Feb 2019
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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