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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 20190212/0026Z FL150 EXTD NE MOV 10KT REPORTED

Tuesday Feb 12, 2019 00:45 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 00:38 UTC, 12/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190212/0038Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/156
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190212/0026Z FL150 EXTD NE MOV 10KT
REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 12/0020Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL150 190/20KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Monday, Feb 11, 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 E direction. ... [more]
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]

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