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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: 15/0520Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Friday Mar 15, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 15/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190315/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/228
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5643 E16123 - N5621 E16258 - N5609 E16251 -
N5634 E16119 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL120 N5434 E16808 - N5436 E16539 -
N5505 E16349 - N5639 E16122 - N5538 E16440
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1720Z SFC/FL120 N5305 E17211 - N5311 E16740 -

N5512 E16357 - N5639 E16122 - N5527 E16523
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190315/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 15, 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]
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]

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