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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: 11/1120Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Monday Mar 11, 2019 12:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:58 UTC, 11/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190311/1158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/217
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 11/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5642 E16123 - N5643 E16136 - N5627 E16157 -
N5613 E16147 - N5624 E16128 - N5638 E16120 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5457 E16405 - N5419 E16413 -
N5428 E16335 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5202 E16645 - N5219 E16542 -

N5639 E16121 - N5533 E16323
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: 20190311/1800Z=

Previous news
Monday, Mar 11, 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 15 kts in SSE direction. ... [more]
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 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
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]

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