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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 FROM 09/0549Z ERUPTION to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Saturday Mar 09, 2019 15:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 45 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 14:58 UTC, 09/03/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190309/1500Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/020

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: RED

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 09/0549Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 09/1500Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N5853 E16158 - N5957 E16310 - N6303 E15758
- N6200 E15605 - N5853 E16158 MOV NW 45KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/2100Z SFC/FL340 N6328 E14743 - N6520 E14952
- N6208 E16020 - N6053 E15758 - N6328 E14743.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0300Z SFC/FL340 N6558 E14007 - N6757
E14136 - N6453 E15546 - N6326 E15202 - N6558 E14007 - N6558
E14007.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0900Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VAAC TOKYO HAS TRANSFERRED RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS EVENT
TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THIS ADVISORY UPDATES MESSAGE FVFE01 RJTD.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190309/2100Z

MAR 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019
KVERT has raised the Aviation Colour Code to Red this morning after a new strong explosion. This is typical of Sheveluch, particularly during the current episode of significant dome growth. [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Large glowing avalanche from Shiveluch on 4 March 2019 (image: David H. via KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains elevated with no significant changes during the past weeks. Rate of effusion of viscous (sticky) lava into the growing dome must be high. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 04, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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