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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 09/0520Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Wednesday Oct 09, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 Oct 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 50 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 09/10/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191009/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/607
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 09/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5814 E16634 - N5617 E17041 - N5540 E17027 -
N5711 E16620 MOV E 50KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1120Z SFC/FL210 N5732 E17236 - N5420 E17830 -
N5326 E17730 - N5723 E16847
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1720Z SFC/FL180 N5507 W17924 - N5207 W17519 -

N5113 W17719 - N5740 E17114
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR
THIS ASH EVENT IS BEING TRANSFERRED TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THE NEXT
ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY VAAC ANCHORAGE BY 1200UTC UNDER HEADER
FVAK21 PAWU.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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Wednesday, Oct 09, 2019
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Sunday, Oct 06, 2019
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Sunday, Oct 06, 2019
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. ... [more]
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
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