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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190615/2210Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 15/2230Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday Jun 15, 2019 23:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jun 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jun 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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 23:01 UTC, 15/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190615/2301Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/411
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190615/2210Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 15/2230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5639 E16119 - N5651 E16125 - N5650 E16131 -
N5638 E16124 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0430Z SFC/FL120 N5754 E16327 - N5741 E16319 -
N5751 E16144 - N5804 E16153
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1030Z SFC/FL110 N5828 E16530 - N5819 E16518 -

N5833 E16314 - N5854 E16259 - N5900 E16313
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190616/0300Z=

Previous news
Friday, Jun 14, 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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Jun 2019
Friday, Jun 14, 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 10 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 13, 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 SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jun 2019
Thursday, Jun 13, 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 5 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jun 2019
Wednesday, Jun 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 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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