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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 20190612/0140Z FL130 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 12/0140Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday Jun 12, 2019 02:15 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:04 UTC, 12/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190612/0204Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/398
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190612/0140Z FL130 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 12/0140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5651 E16020 - N5653 E16049 - N5641 E16125 -
N5634 E16121 - N5644 E16043 - N5645 E16017 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0740Z SFC/FL130 N5744 E15930 - N5643 E16047 -
N5656 E15952 - N5748 E15850
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1340Z SFC/FL120 N5757 E16006 - N5631 E16015 -

N5631 E15952 - N5740 E15934 - N5837 E15816 - N5843 E15830
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190612/0600Z=

Previous news
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 May 2019
Thursday, May 30, 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. ... [more]
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]

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