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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 09/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday Apr 09, 2019 18:15 PM | 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 18:00 UTC, 09/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190409/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/270
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5603 E16049 - N5608 E16043 - N5643 E16121 -
N5640 E16124 MOV SW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5639 E16122 - N5351 E15917 -
N5354 E15907 - N5531 E16007
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5639 E16122 - N5151 E15839 -

N5152 E15827 - N5349 E15903 - N5522 E15949
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190410/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Apr 2019
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019
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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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