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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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: 16/1120Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Wednesday Jan 16, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 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 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 16/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190116/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/66
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 16/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5643 E16117 - N5646 E16236 - N5639 E16305 -
N5626 E16300 - N5633 E16222 - N5635 E16114 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5532 E17020 - N5524 E17007 -
N5641 E16336 - N5637 E16123 - N5659 E16142 - N5707 E16307 - N5640
E16629
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5430 E17713 - N5419 E17642 -

N5726 E16334 - N5631 E16119 - N5744 E16052 - N5819 E16219 - N5533
E17444
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5559 E17918 - N5334 W17708 -

N5316 W17754 - N5830 E16347 - N5627 E16121 - N5752 E15946 - N5941
E16051 - N5937 E16309
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190116/1800Z=

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