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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190312/0100Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 12/0150Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Tuesday Mar 12, 2019 02:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:21 UTC, 12/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190312/0221Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/219
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190312/0100Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 12/0150Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5641 E16122 - N5630 E16136 - N5607 E16143 -
N5611 E16133 - N5628 E16129 - N5637 E16118 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0750Z SFC/FL100 N5421 E16326 - N5347 E16319 -
N5412 E16212 - N5457 E16239 - N5453 E16254 - N5431 E16253
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1350Z SFC/FL080 N5305 E16303 - N5240 E16233 -

N5321 E16052 - N5358 E16123 - N5327 E16145
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190312/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 11, 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. ... [more]
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]

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