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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 09/1420Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Thursday Apr 09, 2020 15:15 PM | BY: VN

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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 15:00 UTC, 09/04/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200409/1500Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 09/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5413 E16343 - N5412 E16507 - N5319 E16542 -
N5312 E16318 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2020Z SFC/FL330 N5256 E16747 - N5148 E16315 -
N5327 E16317 - N5401 E16544
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0220Z SFC/FL330 N5257 E16810 - N5223 E16824 -

N5047 E16502 - N5053 E16311 - N5237 E16257 - N5337 E16630
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200409/1800Z=

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