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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 11/1120Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Monday Feb 11, 2019 12:15 PM | 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 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 11/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190211/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/153
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 11/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5643 E16123 - N5645 E16148 - N5624 E16221 -
N5620 E16207 - N5638 E16142 - N5638 E16122 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5635 E16526 - N5614 E16448 -
N5645 E16306 - N5635 E16116 - N5715 E16237 - N5712 E16403
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2320Z SFC/FL150 N5719 E16957 - N5647 E16925 -

N5726 E16523 - N5639 E16121 - N5802 E16218 - N5826 E16528
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5827 E17554 - N5758 E17516 -

N5830 E16858 - N5639 E16122 - N5713 E16223 - N5856 E16229 - N5940
E16454 - N5911 E17401
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190211/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Feb 2019
Monday, Feb 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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