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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 20190210/0140Z FL130 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 10/0140Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday Feb 10, 2019 02:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 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 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:15 UTC, 10/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190210/0215Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/146
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190210/0140Z FL130 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 10/0140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5636 E16121 - N5634 E16200 - N5648 E16204 -
N5643 E16121 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0740Z SFC/FL130 N5738 E16535 - N5715 E16610 -
N5646 E16528 - N5646 E16446 - N5706 E16509 - N5720 E16441
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1340Z SFC/FL130 N5846 E16948 - N5838 E17027 -

N5740 E16952 - N5736 E16851 - N5812 E16917 - N5826 E16819
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190210/0600Z=

Previous news
Glowing avalanches from Shiveluch volcano (image: volkstat.ru)
Friday, Feb 08, 2019
The volcano remains in a very active phase: as new magma rises into the growing lava dome, the latter produces near-constant glowing avalanches and frequent small to moderate explosions. ... [more]
Friday, Feb 08, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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