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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: 11/1120Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Saturday May 11, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 May 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 20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 11/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190511/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/373
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 11/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5640 E16129 - N5617 E16102 - N5603 E16053 -
N5606 E16047 - N5628 E16101 - N5645 E16124 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1720Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5513 E16026 -
N5417 E15859 - N5418 E15837 - N5535 E16004
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2320Z SFC/FL150 N5640 E16126 - N5429 E15927 -

N5259 E15559 - N5300 E15535 - N5430 E15750
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190511/1800Z=

Previous news
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 10, 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]
Thursday, May 09, 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]
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]

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