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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 09/0520Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Jan 09, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 09/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190109/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/34
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5637 E16122 - N5627 E15942 - N5650 E15905 -
N5652 E15935 - N5642 E15951 - N5645 E16121 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1120Z SFC/FL210 N5634 E16127 - N5619 E15911 -
N5718 E15602 - N5752 E15555 - N5752 E15726
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1720Z SFC/FL210 N5638 E16119 - N5603 E15923 -

N5838 E15214 - N5921 E15338
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/2320Z SFC/FL220 N5726 E15646 - N5641 E16119 -

N5538 E15734 - N5800 E14938 - N5941 E14946 - N6019 E15310
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190109/1200Z=

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Monday, Jan 07, 2019
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Sunday, Jan 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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