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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 20190208/0530Z FL120 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 08/0620Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Friday Feb 08, 2019 07:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:45 UTC, 08/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190208/0645Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/142
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190208/0530Z FL120 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 08/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5659 E16038 - N5704 E16047 - N5658 E16057 -
N5651 E16048 MOV NW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1220Z SFC/FL120 N5747 E16018 - N5731 E16018 -
N5731 E15848 - N5744 E15849
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1820Z SFC/FL120 N5741 E15857 - N5718 E15919 -

N5727 E15618 - N5741 E15705
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190208/1200Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Feb 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 Feb 2019
Thursday, Feb 07, 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. ... [more]
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]

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