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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: 09/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thursday May 09, 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 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 09/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190509/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/367
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16119 - N5644 E16124 - N5624 E16140 -
N5620 E16132 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5508 E16146 - N5455 E16121 -
N5509 E16057 - N5600 E16054 - N5642 E16121 - N5544 E16119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5500 E16121 - N5410 E16203 -

N5401 E16121 - N5421 E16040 - N5612 E16046 - N5642 E16125
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190510/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 May 2019
Thursday, May 09, 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. ... [more]
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]

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