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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
Typical eruption style:
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 FM 08/2340Z ERUPTION to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Wednesday Oct 09, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 55 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:03 UTC, 09/10/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20191009/1202Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/096

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FM 08/2340Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 09/1202Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 N5517 E17347 - N5138 W17906 - N5050 E17854
- N5409 E17231 - N5517 E17347 - N5517 E17347 MOV SE 55KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1802Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0002Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0602Z NO VA EXP.

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

VA BECOMING RAPIDLY DIFFUSE AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE BY 1800Z.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191009/1802Z

OCT 2019 AAWU=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Oct 2019
Wednesday, Oct 09, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 Oct 2019
Wednesday, Oct 09, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Oct 2019
Sunday, Oct 06, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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