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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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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 11/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Apr 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 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 11/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190411/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/279
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 11/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5639 E16124 - N5626 E16119 - N5628 E16112 -
N5640 E16121 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1120Z SFC/FL130 N5638 E16124 - N5531 E16158 -
N5433 E16203 - N5614 E16058
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5614 E16156 - N5456 E16229 -

N5307 E16226 - N5551 E16117 - N5638 E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5618 E16219 - N5431 E16255 -

N5210 E16255 - N5407 E16151 - N5646 E16128
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VAAC WASHINGTON ALSO
ISSUES VAA FOR OTHER VA[FL340] FROM THIS VOLCANO THAT DESCRIBES
CONDITIONS OVER OR NEAR THE VAAC TOKYO AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY UNDER
HEADER FVXX27 KNES.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190411/1200Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 40 kts in SSE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Apr 2019
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 55 kts in S direction. ... [more]
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]

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