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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 20190309/0549Z ERUPTION to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Saturday Mar 09, 2019 22:45 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 22:39 UTC, 09/03/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190309/2229Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/022

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 20190309/0549Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 09/2229Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N6744 E15008 - N6818 E15724 - N6521 E15821
- N6232 E16404 - N6050 E16109 - N6314 E15337 - N6744 E15008 MOV
NNW 40KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/0429Z SFC/FL340 N7055 E14650 - N7133 E15820
- N6641 E15819 - N6433 E16030 - N6315 E15512 - N6637 E14929 -
N7055 E14650.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/1029Z SFC/FL340 N7358 E14559 - N7410
E16021 - N6702 E15755 - N6659 E15203 - N7358 E14559 - N7358
E14559.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/1629Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: CONFIDENCE LOW. UPDATED BASED ON NEW SATELLITE IMAGERY.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190310/0300Z

DH MAR 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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