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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
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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190304/0740Z FL170 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 04/0800Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Monday Mar 04, 2019 08:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 Mar 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 08:25 UTC, 04/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190304/0825Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/202
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190304/0740Z FL170 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 04/0800Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5633 E16124 - N5640 E16125 - N5639 E16134 -
N5631 E16132 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1400Z SFC/FL170 N5636 E16225 - N5550 E16325 -
N5543 E16321 - N5616 E16147 - N5637 E16151
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2000Z SFC/FL170 N5547 E16552 - N5517 E16553 -

N5643 E16225 - N5648 E16413
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0200Z SFC/FL170 N5528 E16902 - N5454 E16852 -

N5704 E16311 - N5737 E16609
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190304/1200Z=

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Friday, Mar 01, 2019
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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Feb 2019
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019
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Thursday, Feb 28, 2019
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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Feb 2019
Monday, Feb 25, 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 SE direction. ... [more]

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