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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: REMNANT VA to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 13:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX27 at 12:44 UTC, 11/04/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190411/1242Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/013

INFO SOURCE: GOES-WEST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: REMNANT VA

OBS VA DTG: 11/1210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N4315 W17427 - N4228 W17334
- N3852 W17946 - N3959 E17933 - N4315 W17427 MOV
E 55-65KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1800Z SFC/FL340 N4440 W16546
- N4356 W16451 - N4026 W17120 - N4133 W17201 -
N4440 W16546

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/0000Z SFC/FL340 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: NRW RIBBON OF REMNANT VA PERSISTS WELL SOUTH
OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS. VA MOV RAPIDLY E AND NE.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190411/1845Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 Apr 2019
Thursday, Apr 11, 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. ... [more]
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]

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