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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: ERUPTION AT 20190215/1620Z FL250 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 15/2010Z

Friday Feb 15, 2019 20:30 PM | BY: VN

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

FVFE01 at 20:26 UTC, 15/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190215/2025Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/169
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190215/1620Z FL250 REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 15/2010Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL250 030/0KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SEISMIC DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Feb 2019
Friday, Feb 15, 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 10 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Feb 2019
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow at Shiveluch volcano this morning (image: KVERT webcam)
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
The activity remains elevated at the volcano as new magma rises and accumulates inside the growing lava dome (because it is very viscous). ... [more]

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