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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191006/0130Z FL380 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 06/0150Z to 38000 ft (11600 m)

Sunday Oct 06, 2019 02:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 and is moving at 140 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:24 UTC, 06/10/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191006/0224Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/599
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191006/0130Z FL380 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 06/0150Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL380 N5647 E16121 - N5655 E16120 - N5719 E16149 -
N5719 E16206 - N5701 E16153 MOV NE 140KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0750Z SFC/FL370 N6211 W17522 - N6116 W17213 -
N6058 W17531 - N6137 E17156 - N6028 E16324 - N5757 E15719 - N6045
E16110 - N6227 E17102
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1350Z SFC/FL370 N5529 W14956 - N5351 W15014 -

N6307 E17147 - N6033 E15740 - N5600 E15659 - N5952 E15408 - N6412
E16204 - N6520 E17737
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191006/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Oct 2019
Friday, Oct 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Oct 2019
Thursday, Oct 03, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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 40 kts in E direction. ... [more]
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]

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