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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190902/0920Z FL160 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 02/1000Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Monday Sep 02, 2019 10:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 2 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 10:25 UTC, 02/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190902/1025Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/503
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190902/0920Z FL160 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 02/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5642 E16125 - N5633 E16155 - N5628 E16152 -
N5639 E16122 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1600Z SFC/FL150 N5449 E16647 - N5449 E16441 -
N5515 E16333 - N5604 E16254 - N5510 E16459
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2200Z SFC/FL150 N5356 E16916 - N5324 E17212 -

N5354 E16438 - N5425 E16336 - N5501 E16315 - N5418 E16438
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190902/1200Z=

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