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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 25/0520Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Sunday Aug 25, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 25/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190825/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/474
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 25/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5748 E16043 - N5742 E16112 - N5724 E16112 -
N5656 E16108 - N5641 E16122 - N5652 E16056 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1120Z SFC/FL240 N5910 E16241 - N5636 E16120 -
N5810 E16002 - N5907 E16043
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1720Z SFC/FL240 N6030 E16520 - N5914 E16108 -

N5640 E16124 - N5851 E15823 - N6040 E16154
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190825/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 Aug 2019
Saturday, Aug 24, 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 NW direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Aug 2019
Tuesday, Aug 13, 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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Aug 2019
Monday, Aug 05, 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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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