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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: 06/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday May 06, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 6 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 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:59 UTC, 06/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190506/0558Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/350
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16125 - N5622 E16127 - N5558 E16122 -
N5611 E16116 - N5624 E16122 - N5639 E16121 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1120Z SFC/FL130 N5556 E16202 - N5358 E16156 -
N5434 E16130 - N5549 E16147 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5500 E16308 - N5207 E16245 -

N5403 E16222 - N5505 E16236 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190506/1200Z=

Previous news
Sunday, May 05, 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 SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 May 2019
Sunday, May 05, 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 SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 May 2019
Saturday, May 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, May 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 May 2019
Friday, May 03, 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 W direction. ... [more]
 

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