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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190509/0940Z FL150 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 09/1000Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Thursday May 09, 2019 11:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 10:46 UTC, 09/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190509/1046Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/365
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190509/0940Z FL150 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 09/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5559 E16041 - N5608 E16049 - N5558 E16102 -
N5554 E16059 MOV SW 15KT SFC/FL150 N5641 E16121 - N5629 E16111 -
N5626 E16117 - N5632 E16122 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1600Z SFC/FL150 N5537 E16019 - N5512 E16006 -
N5459 E15938 - N5510 E15909 SFC/FL150 N5555 E16103 - N5532 E16104 -
N5516 E16039 - N5517 E16011
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/2200Z SFC/FL140 N5518 E16014 - N5454 E16047
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N5440 E15922 - N5445 E15743 - N5456 E15739 - N5458 E15929
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA [FL160] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED

IN THE AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190509/1200Z=

Previous news
Thursday, May 09, 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 S direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, May 08, 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 S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 May 2019
Wednesday, May 08, 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 SW direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, May 08, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 May 2019
Tuesday, May 07, 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]

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