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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: 15/1720Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Monday Apr 15, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 15/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190415/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/297
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5644 E16123 - N5645 E16221 - N5625 E16359 -
N5617 E16358 - N5635 E16222 - N5638 E16121 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5630 E16600 - N5516 E16719 -
N5526 E16539 - N5626 E16355 - N5637 E16115 - N5656 E16249
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5614 E16751 - N5342 E16948 -

N5420 E16705 - N5614 E16528 - N5653 E16303 - N5641 E16119 - N5726
E16323
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190416/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Apr 2019
Monday, Apr 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Monday, Apr 15, 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]
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]

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