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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
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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: 13/1120Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Sunday Jan 13, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

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 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 13/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190113/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/53
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5640 E16117 - N5643 E16125 - N5627 E16134 -
N5545 E16148 - N5541 E16133 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL180 N5502 E16348 - N5356 E16339 -
N5314 E16256 - N5348 E16148 - N5639 E16121 - N5600 E16300
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL180 N5526 E16429 - N5226 E16608 -

N5032 E16438 - N5035 E16254 - N5203 E16212 - N5505 E16226 - N5639
E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5223 E16741 - N4739 E16741 -

N4739 E16431 - N4855 E16221 - N5348 E16350 - N5641 E16127 - N5612
E16400
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190113/1800Z=

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