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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: 19/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Friday Apr 19, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 19 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 19 Apr 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 19/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190419/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/304
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 19/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16123 - N5633 E16134 - N5631 E16132 -
N5639 E16120 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1120Z SFC/FL130 N5637 E16125 - N5608 E16152 -
N5556 E16136 - N5554 E16036
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5628 E16202 - N5538 E16134 -

N5625 E15948 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5640 E16233 - N5603 E16216 -

N5604 E16100 - N5723 E16025
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190419/1200Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Apr 18, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 18 Apr 2019
Thursday, Apr 18, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 Apr 2019
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [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 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
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]

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