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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: 11/2320Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday May 12, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 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 00:00 UTC, 12/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190512/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/375
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 11/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5644 E16126 - N5559 E16053 - N5605 E16042 -
N5647 E16121 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5618 E16126 -
N5548 E16104 - N5409 E15830 - N5422 E15812 - N5549 E16040
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1120Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16130 - N5521 E16126 -

N5318 E15737 - N5235 E15519 - N5246 E15513 - N5513 E16022
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190512/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 11 May 2019
Saturday, May 11, 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. ... [more]
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]

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