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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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 20191105/1930Z FL230 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 05/2030Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 Nov 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 60 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 21:10 UTC, 05/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191105/2110Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/661
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191105/1930Z FL230 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 05/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5745 E15927 - N5732 E15949 - N5710 E15935 -
N5720 E15914 MOV NW 60KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0230Z SFC/FL240 N6013 E15159 - N5752 E15321 -
N5759 E15154 - N5907 E15051 - N6022 E15049
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0830Z SFC/FL250 N5918 E14634 - N5606 E15011 -

N5604 E14921 - N5713 E14706 - N5941 E14455 - N6131 E14415 - N6129
E14540
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191106/0000Z=

Previous news
Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome seen from 45 km away in Klyuchi (image: KVERT webcam)
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state. Yesterday evening around 17:00 local time, an explosion or a pyroclastic flow (caused by larger rockfalls) or a combination of both generated a relatively large ash plume: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Nov 2019
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 30 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 60 kts in NW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Nov 2019
Sunday, Nov 03, 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. ... [more]

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