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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 06/0520Z to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Saturday Apr 06, 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 40 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 06/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190406/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/264
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 06/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N5828 E15309 - N5820 E15216 - N5842 E15019 -
N5918 E15016 MOV NW 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1120Z SFC/FL220 N5827 E14831 - N5821 E14633 -
N6107 E14232 - N6208 E14232 - N6140 E14446
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL210 N5737 E14419 - N5756 E14249 -

N5916 E14238 - N6026 E14003 - N6450 E13808 - N6427 E14040 - N6018
E14403
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190406/1200Z=

Previous news
Friday, Apr 05, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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