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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
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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: 06/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Monday May 06, 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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 06/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190506/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/352
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5645 E16125 - N5619 E16158 - N5610 E16148 -
N5638 E16115 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5515 E16321 - N5358 E16351 -
N5345 E16337 - N5507 E16217 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5356 E16511 - N5145 E16527 -

N5258 E16342 - N5639 E16122 - N5611 E16221
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190507/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 May 2019
Monday, May 06, 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. ... [more]
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]

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