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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: 19/2320Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday Apr 20, 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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:01 UTC, 20/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190420/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/307
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 19/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16120 - N5652 E16129 - N5700 E16151 -
N5653 E16149 - N5646 E16131 - N5637 E16122 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5738 E16350 - N5707 E16333 -
N5639 E16122 - N5725 E16229 - N5749 E16329
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5809 E16816 - N5741 E16806 -

N5713 E16529 - N5716 E16416 - N5639 E16122 - N5759 E16541
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190420/0600Z=

Previous news
Friday, Apr 19, 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 19 Apr 2019
Friday, Apr 19, 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. ... [more]
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]

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