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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: 03/2320Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Wednesday Sep 04, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 04/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190904/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/512
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 03/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5647 E16128 - N5628 E16148 - N5434 E16356 -
N5418 E16337 - N5546 E16127 - N5639 E16115 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5349 E16327 - N5335 E16218 -
N5502 E16115 - N5645 E16121 - N5626 E16212
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1120Z SFC/FL190 N5550 E16240 - N5226 E16254 -

N5303 E16044 - N5547 E16139 - N5637 E16117 - N5650 E16136
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190904/0600Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Sep 03, 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 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Sep 03, 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 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Sep 2019
Tuesday, Sep 03, 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 . ... [more]
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]

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