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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: VA AT 20190518/0350Z FL130 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 18/0350Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday May 18, 2019 04:30 AM | 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 04:19 UTC, 18/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190518/0419Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/386
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190518/0350Z FL130 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 18/0350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5639 E16119 - N5640 E16126 - N5629 E16135 -
N5627 E16126 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0950Z SFC/FL130 N5551 E16320 - N5527 E16321 -
N5512 E16304 - N5543 E16253
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1550Z SFC/FL120 N5428 E16508 - N5406 E16457 -

N5443 E16434 - N5519 E16450
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190518/0600Z=

Previous news
Friday, May 17, 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]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 May 2019
Thursday, May 16, 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 13 May 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, May 12, 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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Sunday, May 12, 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 S direction. ... [more]

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