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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190530/0350Z FL140 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 30/0450Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thursday May 30, 2019 05:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:17 UTC, 30/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190530/0516Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/395
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190530/0350Z FL140 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 30/0450Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5640 E16126 - N5626 E16116 - N5628 E16109 -
N5643 E16122 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1050Z SFC/FL140 N5613 E16205 - N5529 E16211 -
N5504 E16157 - N5510 E16110 - N5534 E16140 - N5633 E16128 - N5638
E16148
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1650Z SFC/FL120 N5608 E16222 - N5507 E16151 -

N5450 E16038 - N5529 E15937 - N5526 E16100 - N5647 E16157
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190530/0900Z=

Previous news
Friday, May 24, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 May 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, May 18, 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 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 18 May 2019
Saturday, May 18, 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 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]

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