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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: 21/2320Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday Apr 22, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 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 NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 22/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190422/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/316
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 21/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16113 - N5704 E16137 - N5654 E16147 -
N5634 E16123 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5656 E16335 - N5645 E16251 -
N5639 E16122 - N5726 E16218
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5644 E16510 - N5643 E16411 -

N5658 E16230 - N5637 E16114 - N5700 E16140 - N5734 E16256
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1720Z SFC/FL140 N5636 E16628 - N5709 E16419 -

N5707 E16231 - N5638 E16122 - N5734 E16159 - N5730 E16447
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190422/0600Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Apr 21, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 Apr 2019
Sunday, Apr 21, 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 E direction. ... [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 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
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]
 

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