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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 AT 20190114/2323Z FL160 EXTD SE MOV 10KT REPORTED to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Tuesday Jan 15, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 15/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190115/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/60
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190114/2323Z FL160 EXTD SE MOV 10KT
REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 14/2330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5641 E16123 - N5615 E16248 - N5611 E16245 -
N5637 E16121 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0530Z SFC/FL160 N5521 E16616 - N5509 E16441 -
N5537 E16245 - N5639 E16121 - N5547 E16346
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1130Z SFC/FL160 N5440 E17004 - N5415 E16934 -

N5411 E16450 - N5639 E16121 - N5448 E16548
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1730Z SFC/FL160 N5359 E16723 - N5352 E17436 -

N5336 E17427 - N5314 E16557 - N5639 E16121 - N5539 E16429
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. NEW VA REPORTED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190115/0600Z=

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