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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: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 14/1120Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Monday Jan 14, 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 14/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190114/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/58
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5642 E16122 - N5650 E16201 - N5646 E16246 -
N5618 E16323 - N5611 E16308 - N5634 E16240 - N5641 E16200 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1720Z SFC/FL180 N5636 E16754 - N5521 E16851 -
N5523 E16441 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/2320Z SFC/FL180 N5605 E17012 - N5448 E17302 -

N5302 E17313 - N5530 E16253 - N5639 E16121 - N5556 E16418
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5459 E17438 - N5213 E17735 -

N5013 E17716 - N5042 E17457 - N5343 E16922 - N5435 E16414 - N5639
E16121 - N5517 E16602
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190114/1800Z=

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