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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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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 15/1720Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Friday Mar 15, 2019 18:00 PM | 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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 17:58 UTC, 15/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190315/1758Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/230
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5644 E16128 - N5557 E16417 - N5549 E16411 -
N5635 E16120 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5436 E16935 - N5431 E16825 -
N5639 E16122 - N5547 E16538
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0520Z SFC/FL120 N5328 E17432 - N5318 E17329 -

N5403 E17002 - N5639 E16122 - N5549 E16705
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190316/0000Z=

Previous news
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 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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