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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 20190413/0030Z FL130 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday Apr 13, 2019 01:00 AM | 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:55 UTC, 13/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190413/0055Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/285
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190413/0030Z FL130 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5643 E16121 - N5639 E16139 - N5628 E16209 -
N5622 E16202 - N5634 E16139 - N5638 E16120 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0630Z SFC/FL130 N5632 E16323 - N5601 E16340 -
N5530 E16244 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1230Z SFC/FL130 N5546 E16444 - N5450 E16412 -

N5400 E16233 - N5520 E16235 - N5613 E16124 - N5639 E16122 - N5612
E16158
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190413/0600Z=

Previous news
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]
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]

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