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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: 22/1120Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday Apr 22, 2019 12:00 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 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:58 UTC, 22/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190422/1158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/318
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 22/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16119 - N5647 E16118 - N5656 E16123 -
N5655 E16130 - N5645 E16124 - N5639 E16123 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1720Z SFC/FL140 N5732 E16237 - N5718 E16233 -
N5639 E16122 - N5735 E16201
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5810 E16302 - N5801 E16400 -

N5750 E16344 - N5743 E16243 - N5639 E16122 - N5758 E16228
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5822 E16515 - N5815 E16459 -

N5808 E16253 - N5639 E16122 - N5719 E16120 - N5829 E16254 - N5838
E16356
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190422/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Apr 2019
Monday, Apr 22, 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]
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]
 

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