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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: VA FROM 01/2340Z ERUPTION to 31000 ft (9400 m)

Wednesday Oct 02, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 31000 ft (9400 m) altitude or flight level 310 and is moving at 60 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 09:03 UTC, 02/10/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20191002/0900Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/080

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 01/2340Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 02/0900Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL310 N5801 E17204 - N5722 E17437 - N5328 E17643
- N5122 E17048 - N5531 E17118 - N5801 E17204 MOV SE 60KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/1500Z SFC/FL310 N5803 E17607 - N5432 W17821
- N5154 E17927 - N5648 E17340 - N5803 E17607.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/2100Z SFC/FL310 N5731 W17746 - N5352
W17202 - N5215 W17556 - N5627 E17828 - N5731 W17746 - N5731
W17746.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/0300Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VAAC TOKYO HAS TRANSFERRED RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS EVENT
TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THIS ADVISORY UPDATES MESSAGE FVFE01 RJTD.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191002/1500Z

OCT 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Eruption column and pyroclastic flow at Shiveluch volcano this morning
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
A moderately large explosive eruption occurred on Shiveluch volcano earlier this morning, producing an ash plume that rose to 30,000 ft (10 km) altitude and a pyroclastic flow that traveled several km to the west from the active dome. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Oct 2019
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Sep 2019
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 29 Sep 2019
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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