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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190502/1440Z FL130 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 02/1520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thursday May 02, 2019 16:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 2 May 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 15:52 UTC, 02/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190502/1552Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/340
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190502/1440Z FL130 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 02/1520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5644 E16124 - N5647 E16116 - N5636 E16109 -
N5637 E16123 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/2120Z SFC/FL120 N5730 E15844 - N5710 E15925 -
N5654 E15921 - N5653 E15839 - N5705 E15855 - N5720 E15830
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0320Z SFC/FL120 N5721 E15533 - N5706 E15524 -

N5704 E15441 - N5712 E15425 - N5730 E15451
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190502/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Apr 2019
Tuesday, Apr 30, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Apr 2019
Sunday, Apr 28, 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]
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Apr 27, 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]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Apr 2019
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction. ... [more]

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