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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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 Special (8-days expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Shiveluch volcano 16-24 Mar 2019)

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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191103/0500Z FL310 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 03/0500Z to 31000 ft (9400 m)

Sunday Nov 03, 2019 05:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 3 Nov 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 31000 ft (9400 m) altitude or flight level 310 and is moving at 50 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:34 UTC, 03/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191103/0534Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/652
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191103/0500Z FL310 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 03/0500Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL310 N5656 E16119 - N5653 E16128 - N5644 E16121 -
N5647 E16114 MOV NW 50KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1100Z SFC/FL300 N5935 E15443 - N5918 E15836 -
N5856 E15841 - N5900 E15332 - N6004 E15202 - N6011 E15334
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1700Z SFC/FL300 N6056 E15414 - N6007 E15608 -

N5859 E15101 - N5859 E14714 - N6021 E14613 - N6131 E14735 - N6006
E14852
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20191103/0900Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Nov 2019
Friday, Nov 01, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Oct 2019
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 36000 ft (11000 m) altitude or flight level 360 and is moving at 65 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 36000 ft (11000 m) altitude or flight level 360 . ... [more]
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 36000 ft (11000 m) altitude or flight level 360 and is moving at 45 kts in ESE direction. ... [more]

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