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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 20190713/0850Z FL120 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 13/0910Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Sat, 13 Jul 2019, 09:45
09:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:38 UTC, 13/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190713/0938Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/442
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190713/0850Z FL120 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 13/0910Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5643 E16123 - N5638 E16126 - N5632 E16110 -
N5636 E16106 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1510Z SFC/FL110 N5554 E16046 - N5529 E16038 -
N5455 E15924 - N5504 E15911
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2110Z SFC/FL100 N5443 E16057 - N5354 E16003 -

N5318 E15756 - N5337 E15812 - N5403 E15952 - N5434 E16026
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190713/1200Z=

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