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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 20190729/0810Z FL150 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 29/0840Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Mon, 29 Jul 2019, 09:15
09:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 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 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:11 UTC, 29/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190729/0911Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/460
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190729/0810Z FL150 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 29/0840Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5636 E16100 - N5641 E16102 - N5641 E16110 -
N5637 E16109 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/1440Z SFC/FL140 N5642 E15951 - N5619 E15953 -
N5546 E15911 - N5546 E15854
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/2040Z SFC/FL120 N5552 E15921 - N5519 E15721 -

N5522 E15710 - N5616 E15840 - N5634 E15933
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190729/1200Z=

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