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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thursday Jun 27, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

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 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 27/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190627/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/428
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5634 E16057 - N5642 E16120 - N5638 E16122 -
N5630 E16058 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5639 E16122 - N5522 E15857 -
N5549 E15917
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5639 E16122 - N5610 E16119 -

N5505 E15925 - N5353 E15824 - N5359 E15808 - N5520 E15911
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190628/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Jun 2019
Thursday, Jun 27, 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 W direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 Jun 2019
Monday, Jun 24, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Monday, Jun 24, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jun 2019
Sunday, Jun 23, 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 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]

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