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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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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 ERUPTION AT 01/2340Z to 31000 ft (9400 m)

Wednesday Oct 02, 2019 19:00 PM | 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 40 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 18:51 UTC, 02/10/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20191002/1751Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/084

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM ERUPTION AT 01/2340Z

OBS VA DTG: 02/1751Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL310 N5855 W17739 - N5911 W17639 - N5460 W17654
- N5506 W17835 - N5855 W17739 MOV E 40KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/2351Z SFC/FL310 N5904 W17722 - N6035 W17223
- N5622 W17045 - N5457 W17803 - N5904 W17722 - N5904 W17722.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/0551Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/1151Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: PARTIALLY OBSC BY CLOUDS.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191002/2351Z

RDE OCT 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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