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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190405/1910Z FL200 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 05/1930Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday Apr 05, 2019 20:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 45 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 19:52 UTC, 05/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190405/1952Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/261
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190405/1910Z FL200 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 05/1930Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5639 E16120 - N5646 E16054 - N5654 E16100 -
N5643 E16122 MOV NW 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0130Z SFC/FL190 N5736 E15653 - N5740 E15539 -
N5849 E15312 - N5902 E15330
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0730Z SFC/FL190 N5835 E15152 - N5712 E15145 -

N5744 E15010 - N6059 E14648
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190406/0000Z=

Previous news
Monday, Apr 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Apr 2019
Monday, Apr 01, 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 NW direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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