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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 20190409/0040Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 09/0040Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday Apr 09, 2019 01:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:12 UTC, 09/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190409/0112Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/267
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190409/0040Z FL130 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 09/0040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5639 E16122 - N5616 E16050 - N5621 E16045 -
N5641 E16121 - N5641 E16121 - N5641 E16121 MOV SW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0640Z SFC/FL110 N5531 E16010 - N5421 E15821 -
N5432 E15812 - N5520 E15924
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1240Z SFC/FL100 N5425 E15912 - N5328 E15814 -

N5224 E15644 - N5234 E15628 - N5342 E15749
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190409/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Apr 2019
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]
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]

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