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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 AT 20190324/0550Z FL120 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 24/0550Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Sunday Mar 24, 2019 06:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:31 UTC, 24/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190324/0631Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/240
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190324/0550Z FL120 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 24/0550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5639 E16122 - N5626 E16105 - N5606 E16049 -
N5608 E16044 - N5629 E16103 - N5642 E16120 MOV SW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1150Z SFC/FL120 N5524 E16042 - N5446 E16027 -
N5426 E15909 - N5456 E15923
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1750Z SFC/FL120 N5434 E16102 - N5359 E16112 -

N5305 E16030 - N5258 E15923 - N5315 E15913
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190324/1200Z=

Previous news
Shiveluch's lava dome with small glowing rockfalls during the evening of 17 Mar 2019 (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
The activity at the volcano has been a bit lower during the past days, although overall similar to the past weeks. The lava dome continues to grow steadily. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 17 Mar 2019
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Mar 16, 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]
Saturday, Mar 16, 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 16 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 16, 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]

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