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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 20190210/2050Z FL140 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 10/2110Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sunday Feb 10, 2019 22:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 21:45 UTC, 10/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190210/2145Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/149
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190210/2050Z FL140 EXTD NE REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 10/2110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5639 E16117 - N5655 E16134 - N5653 E16143 -
N5635 E16123 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/0310Z SFC/FL150 N5730 E16227 - N5717 E16233 -
N5640 E16203 - N5607 E16125 - N5628 E16115
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/0910Z SFC/FL160 N5740 E16317 - N5607 E16232 -

N5454 E16257 - N5452 E16216 - N5559 E16129
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/1510Z SFC/FL160 N5713 E16527 - N5552 E16516 -

N5427 E16429 - N5431 E16348 - N5600 E16318
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190211/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Feb 2019
Sunday, Feb 10, 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. ... [more]
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]

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