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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 VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 02/1720Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Monday Sep 02, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 02/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190902/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/505
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5644 E16124 - N5635 E16144 - N5630 E16139 -
N5640 E16122 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5649 E16201 - N5549 E16330 -
N5528 E16422 - N5521 E16415 - N5535 E16316 - N5641 E16114
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5539 E16347 - N5438 E16635 -

N5508 E16347 - N5637 E16116 - N5713 E16121 - N5658 E16239
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190903/0000Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  2 Sep 2019
Monday, Sep 02, 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. ... [more]
Sunday, Sep 01, 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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Sep 2019
Sunday, Sep 01, 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]
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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