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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: POSS VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Saturday Apr 06, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 6 Apr 2019
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 12:00 UTC, 06/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190406/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/265
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 06/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N6032 E14458 - N5956 E14625 - N5935 E14548 -
N6011 E14453 MOV NW 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL220 N5949 E14349 - N5928 E14335 -
N6015 E14103 - N6245 E13905 - N6334 E13938
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190406/1800Z=

Previous news
Saturday, Apr 06, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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