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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 20190831/0710Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 31/0740Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Saturday Aug 31, 2019 08:15 AM | BY: VN

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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 08:12 UTC, 31/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190831/0812Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/495
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190831/0710Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 31/0740Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5641 E16118 - N5645 E16130 - N5625 E16137 -
N5624 E16122 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1340Z SFC/FL110 N5537 E16335 - N5506 E16332 -
N5533 E16234 - N5601 E16238
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1940Z SFC/FL100 N5429 E16556 - N5351 E16556 -

N5448 E16419 - N5512 E16421
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VAAC ANCHORAGE ALSO ISSUES VAA FOR OTHER VA[FL340] FROM THIS
VOLCANO THAT DESCRIBES CONDITIONS OVER OR NEAR THE VAAC TOKYO AREA
OF RESPONSIBILITY UNDER HEADER FVAK21 PAWU.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190831/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Aug 2019
Saturday, Aug 31, 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. ... [more]
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]

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