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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191107/0550Z FL120 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 07/0620Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Thursday Nov 07, 2019 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 7 Nov 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:55 UTC, 07/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191107/0655Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/664
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191107/0550Z FL120 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 07/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5638 E16120 - N5656 E16110 - N5701 E16119 -
N5640 E16123 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1220Z SFC/FL120 N5831 E16039 - N5746 E16040 -
N5808 E16011 - N5853 E16020
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1820Z SFC/FL120 N6046 E15904 - N5916 E16003 -

N5902 E15956 - N5952 E15909 - N6104 E15840
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191107/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 Nov 2019
Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Tuesday, Nov 05, 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. ... [more]
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]

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