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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: 14/2320Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday Apr 15, 2019 00:15 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 25 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 15/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190415/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/293
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5642 E16120 - N5642 E16124 - N5614 E16125 -
N5615 E16118 MOV S 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5322 E16458 - N5428 E16228 -
N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL130 N5302 E16536 - N5126 E16732 -

N5007 E17125 - N5046 E16819 - N5302 E16349 - N5601 E16226 - N5639
E16122 - N5616 E16245
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190415/0600Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Apr 14, 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 S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Apr 2019
Sunday, Apr 14, 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 20 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Apr 14, 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 20 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Apr 13, 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 20 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Apr 2019
Saturday, Apr 13, 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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