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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: 14/1720Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Monday Jan 14, 2019 18:15 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 18:00 UTC, 14/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190114/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/59
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5643 E16123 - N5641 E16220 - N5635 E16218 -
N5638 E16122 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/2320Z SFC/FL180 N5610 E16655 - N5558 E16640 -
N5541 E16250 - N5639 E16121 - N5606 E16408
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL180 N5520 E17146 - N5451 E16835 -

N5453 E16359 - N5639 E16121 - N5538 E16530
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL180 N5421 E17649 - N5346 E17610 -

N5404 E16500 - N5639 E16121 - N5514 E16548
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190115/0000Z=

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