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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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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: 13/2320Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Monday Jan 14, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 14 Jan 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 25 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 14/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190114/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/55
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5643 E16117 - N5643 E16126 - N5549 E16236 -
N5545 E16123 MOV S 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5609 E16413 - N5452 E16556 -
N5308 E16641 - N5421 E16246 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1120Z SFC/FL180 N5427 E16806 - N4821 E16911 -

N5642 E16121 - N5642 E16512
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1720Z SFC/FL180 N5437 E17027 - N4443 E17035 -

N5142 E16607 - N5505 E16456 - N5639 E16121 - N5639 E16739
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190114/0600Z=

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