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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: VA AT 20190314/2330Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 14/2330Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Friday Mar 15, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 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 00:01 UTC, 15/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190315/0001Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/227
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190314/2330Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 14/2330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5643 E16125 - N5617 E16220 - N5608 E16210 -
N5638 E16119 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0530Z SFC/FL110 N5515 E16636 - N5447 E16653 -
N5448 E16517 - N5449 E16412 - N5517 E16341 - N5517 E16517
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1130Z SFC/FL100 N5356 E17058 - N5334 E17050 -

N5317 E16836 - N5316 E16656 - N5339 E16606
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190315/0600Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Mar 2019
Thursday, Mar 14, 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. ... [more]
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]

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