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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)

Sunday Mar 10, 2019 21:00 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 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 20:59 UTC, 10/03/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190310/2100Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/027

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 20190309/0549Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 10/2100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N7024 E16400 - N7016 E16744 - N6759 E16636
- N6755 E16308 - N7024 E16400 MOV E 10KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0300Z SFC/FL340 N7020 E16614 - N7001 E17113
- N6742 E16924 - N6800 E16539 - N7020 E16614.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/0900Z SFC/FL340 N6950 E16950 - N6927
E17259 - N6704 E17049 - N6733 E16800 - N6950 E16950.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1500Z SFC/FL340 N6916 E17158 - N6843
E17449 - N6621 E17127 - N6654 E16911 - N6916 E17158 - N6916
E17158.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW.


NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190311/0300Z

DH MAR 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Sunday, Mar 10, 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 5 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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