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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 02/2320Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Tuesday Sep 03, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 3 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 03/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190903/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/507
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5645 E16126 - N5607 E16305 - N5614 E16317 -
N5608 E16334 - N5558 E16326 - N5556 E16249 - N5639 E16122 MOV SE
20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5504 E16616 - N5500 E16456 -
N5633 E16114 - N5709 E16119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1120Z SFC/FL180 N5435 E16824 - N5452 E16314 -

N5647 E16101 - N5728 E16119 - N5654 E16245 - N5548 E16314
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190903/0600Z=

Previous news
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 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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