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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 06/0130Z ERUPTION to 38000 ft (11600 m)

Sunday Oct 06, 2019 10:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 and is moving at 100 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 09:56 UTC, 06/10/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20191006/1000Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/091

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 06/0130Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 06/1000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL380 N6129 W16853 - N5930 W16055 - N5754 W16337
- N5932 W17032 - N6129 W16853 MOV SE 100KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1600Z SFC/FL380 N5657 W15355 - N5556 W14731
- N5357 W14902 - N5440 W15528 - N5657 W15355.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/2200Z SFC/FL380 N5623 W13558 - N5412
W13439 - N5126 W14127 - N5337 W14459 - N5623 W13558 - N5623
W13558.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0400Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: NONE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191006/1600Z

OCT 2019 AAWU

Previous news
Sunday, Oct 06, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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