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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 AT 20190805/1900Z FL120 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 05/1900Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Monday Aug 05, 2019 20:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 Aug 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 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 19:29 UTC, 05/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190805/1929Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/465
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190805/1900Z FL120 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 05/1900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5639 E16120 - N5650 E16115 - N5700 E16121 -
N5701 E16129 - N5650 E16122 - N5639 E16123 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0100Z SFC/FL130 N5732 E16051 - N5702 E16047 -
N5714 E16018 - N5730 E16017 - N5744 E16033
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0700Z SFC/FL120 N5823 E16029 - N5747 E16018 -

N5750 E16005 - N5846 E15953 - N5906 E16005
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190806/0000Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Jul 2019
Tuesday, Jul 30, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Jul 2019
Monday, Jul 29, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 26 Jul 2019
Friday, Jul 26, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jul 2019
Saturday, Jul 13, 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. ... [more]

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