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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: RESIDUAL VA FM 20190829/0057Z ERUPTION. to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Saturday Aug 31, 2019 00:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 00:15 UTC, 31/08/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190831/0010Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/059

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES 17.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESIDUAL VA FM 20190829/0057Z ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 31/0010Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N6003 W17617 - N5923 W15635 - N5807 W15804
- N5823 W17313 - N5057 E17243 - N5117 E17012 - N6003 W17617 MOV E
30KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0610Z SFC/FL340 N5946 W15322 - N6155 W17300
- N5059 E17157 - N5022 E17422 - N5940 W17143 - N5830 W15421 -
N5946 W15322.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/1210Z SFC/FL340 N6330 W17116 - N6014
W15055 - N5915 W15339 - N6112 W17017 - N5028 E17637 - N5101
E17412 - N6330 W17116.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/1810Z SFC/FL340 N6417 W16912 - N6316
W15901 - N6139 W16038 - N6147 W16847 - N5302 W17826 - N5317
E17822 - N6417 W16912 - N6417 W16912.

RMK: A THINNING VA SIGNAL PRSTS IN HIMAWARI AND GOES 17 IMAGERY.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190831/0610Z

JAM AUG 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Friday, Aug 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 35000 ft (10700 m) altitude or flight level 350 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Aug 2019
Friday, Aug 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 60 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 40 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Aug 2019
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 20 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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