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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: 13/0520Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday Jan 13, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 13/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190113/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/52
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5640 E16123 - N5601 E16148 - N5544 E16052 MOV

S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1120Z SFC/FL200 N5602 E16230 - N5409 E16051 -
N5420 E15934 - N5500 E15930 - N5515 E16047 - N5643 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5556 E16328 - N5415 E16426 -

N5301 E16320 - N5235 E15938 - N5353 E15938 - N5444 E16125 - N5643
E16125
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL200 N5600 E16406 - N5310 E16632 -

N5009 E16527 - N5009 E16309 - N5141 E15953 - N5451 E16234 - N5639
E16114
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190113/1200Z=

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