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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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 20190410/1120Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Wednesday Apr 10, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 55 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 10/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190410/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/275
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190410/1120Z FL130 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5520 E16131 - N5127 E16123 - N4933 E16012 -
N4942 E15929 - N5201 E16039 - N5440 E16033 MOV S 55KT SFC/FL130
N5640 E16125 - N5612 E16103 - N5617 E16056 - N5643 E16118 MOV SW
20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL340 N5150 E16159 - N4812 E16213 -
N4542 E16107 - N4549 E15948 - N4809 E16021 - N5230 E16030 SFC/FL120
N5546 E16106 - N5401 E16106 - N5401 E16039 - N5546 E16039
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/2320Z SFC/FL330 N4602 E16520 - N4256 E16639 -

N4256 E16323 - N5104 E16101 SFC/FL110 N5444 E16118 - N5147 E16118 -
N5147 E16041 - N5444 E16041
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0520Z SFC/FL320 N4143 E17450 - N4037 E17326 -

N4105 E16702 - N4910 E16259
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190410/1500Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 45 kts in S 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  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]

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