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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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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 19/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday Jun 19, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 19 Jun 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 19 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 20 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 19/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190619/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/415
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 19/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16120 - N5705 E16131 - N5715 E16130 -
N5708 E16140 - N5700 E16138 - N5640 E16124 MOV N 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5910 E16246 - N5744 E16230 -
N5634 E16120 - N5746 E16147 - N5918 E16153
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0520Z SFC/FL140 N6108 E16259 - N5918 E16356 -

N5808 E16316 - N5640 E16124 - N5820 E16233 - N6114 E16120
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190620/0000Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Jun 19, 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 25 kts in NW direction. ... [more]
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]

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