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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
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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 20190314/0840Z FL120 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 14/0930Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Thursday Mar 14, 2019 10:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:55 UTC, 14/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190314/0955Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/224
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190314/0840Z FL120 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 14/0930Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5639 E16140 - N5639 E16156 - N5630 E16213 -
N5626 E16154 - N5635 E16137 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1530Z SFC/FL110 N5537 E16513 - N5520 E16617 -
N5505 E16619 - N5520 E16351 - N5539 E16349
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/2130Z SFC/FL100 N5413 E16915 - N5357 E16915 -

N5402 E16600 - N5413 E16535 - N5423 E16641
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190314/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Mar 2019
Wednesday, Mar 13, 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 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Mar 2019
Tuesday, Mar 12, 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. ... [more]
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]

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