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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: 20/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday Apr 20, 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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 20/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190420/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/311
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 20/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5643 E16122 - N5653 E16204 - N5646 E16204 -
N5639 E16122 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5645 E16645 - N5627 E16347 -
N5639 E16127 - N5653 E16645
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5556 E17219 - N5611 E16439 -

N5641 E16122 - N5646 E16452
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190421/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 20 Apr 2019
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Apr 20, 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]
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]

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