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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: ERUPTION AT 20181221/2139Z FL200 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 21/2200Z

Friday Dec 21, 2018 22:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 22:16 UTC, 21/12/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181221/2216Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/54
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20181221/2139Z FL200 REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 21/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL200 350/4KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SEISMIC DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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