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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 FM 20190829/0057Z ERUPTION

Saturday Aug 31, 2019 18:00 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAK21 at 17:57 UTC, 31/08/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190831/1800Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/062

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FM 20190829/0057Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 31/1800Z

OBS VA CLD: FL180/FL340 N6253 W17353 - N6418 W16614 - N6412
W15649 - N6043 W14635 - N6001 W14841 - N6250 W15911 - N6253
W16608 - N6155 W17226 - N6253 W17353 MOV NE 35KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/0000Z FL180/FL340 N6702 W17000 - N6735
W16051 - N6545 W15131 - N6229 W14032 - N6116 W14311 - N6441
W15533 - N6600 W16116 - N6544 W16851 - N6702 W17000 - N6702
W17000.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/0600Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/1200Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW.
VA CONCENTRATION BECOMING VERY LOW. MOST OF SATELLITE PRESENTATION
CONSISTS OF S02 AND AEROSOL CLOUD.

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

DH AUG 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Saturday, Aug 31, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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