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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
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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190705/2030Z FL150 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 05/2100Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Friday Jul 05, 2019 21:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 Jul 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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 21:33 UTC, 05/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190705/2133Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/438
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190705/2030Z FL150 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 05/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5642 E16126 - N5630 E16112 - N5636 E16105 -
N5647 E16121 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0300Z SFC/FL150 N5533 E16111 - N5509 E16105 -
N5623 E16013 - N5634 E16025
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0900Z SFC/FL140 N5556 E16031 - N5406 E16117 -

N5341 E16112 - N5614 E15935
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190706/0000Z=

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