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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: 12/1120Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Friday Apr 12, 2019 12:00 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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:58 UTC, 12/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190412/1158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/283
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5642 E16118 - N5654 E16131 - N5649 E16137 -
N5637 E16124 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5719 E16238 - N5705 E16240 -
N5636 E16157 - N5636 E16122 - N5650 E16200
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5727 E16343 - N5656 E16325 -

N5605 E16202 - N5640 E16125 - N5642 E16241
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5712 E16454 - N5615 E16403 -

N5531 E16217 - N5641 E16122 - N5626 E16345
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190412/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Apr 2019
Friday, Apr 12, 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 10 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 11, 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 50 kts in ENE direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
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 . ... [more]
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]

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