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

Sunday Mar 10, 2019 15:00 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 5 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 14:51 UTC, 10/03/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190310/1500Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/026

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FM 20190309/0549Z ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 10/1500Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N7011 E15956 - N6935 E16447 - N6627 E16209
- N6642 E15848 - N7011 E15956 MOV SE 5KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/2100Z SFC/FL340 N6851 E16352 - N6819 E16752
- N6501 E16419 - N6544 E16119 - N6851 E16352.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/0300Z SFC/FL340 N6720 E16450 - N6644
E16820 - N6343 E16501 - N6409 E16147 - N6720 E16450.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/0900Z SFC/FL340 N6527 E16425 - N6446
E16727 - N6124 E16330 - N6156 E16055 - N6527 E16425 - N6527
E16425.

RMK: STG VA SIGNAL OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGES

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190310/2100Z

MAR 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Mar 2019
Sunday, Mar 10, 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. ... [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 . ... [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]

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