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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 20190619/0600Z FL130 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 19/0630Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday Jun 19, 2019 07:15 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 25 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 07:04 UTC, 19/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190619/0704Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/413
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190619/0600Z FL130 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 19/0630Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5634 E16119 - N5653 E16105 - N5700 E16116 -
N5640 E16130 MOV NW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1230Z SFC/FL130 N5825 E15926 - N5755 E15947 -
N5747 E15858 - N5810 E15645 - N5824 E15709
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1830Z SFC/FL140 N5912 E15905 - N5851 E15903 -

N5726 E15203 - N5754 E15224 - N5846 E15538
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190619/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jun 2019
Saturday, Jun 15, 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. ... [more]
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]

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