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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Mar 10, 2019 06:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Mar 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 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:55 UTC, 10/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190310/0555Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/210
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5641 E16121 - N5706 E16143 - N5654 E16200 -
N5638 E16133 - N5638 E16121 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1120Z SFC/FL150 N5714 E16258 - N5626 E16305 -
N5626 E16148 - N5729 E16045 - N5802 E16039
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL150 N5725 E16358 - N5615 E16418 -

N5615 E16146 - N5808 E15917 - N5837 E15914
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VAAC ANCHORAGE ALSO ISSUES VAA FOR OTHER VA[FL340] FROM THIS
VOLCANO THAT DESCRIBES CONDITIONS OVER OR NEAR THE VAAC TOKYO AREA
OF RESPONSIBILITY UNDER HEADER FVAK21 PAWU.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190310/1200Z=

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 . ... [more]
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]

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