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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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 20190730/0600Z FL130 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 30/0620Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tue, 30 Jul 2019, 07:00
07:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Jul 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:46 UTC, 30/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190730/0646Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/462
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190730/0600Z FL130 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 30/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5639 E16121 - N5640 E16115 - N5645 E16117 -
N5644 E16122 - N5640 E16123 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1220Z SFC/FL130 N5647 E16104 - N5643 E16055 -
N5648 E16002 - N5657 E16008
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1820Z SFC/FL120 N5712 E16020 - N5706 E15947 -

N5720 E15856 - N5725 E15906
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190730/1200Z=

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