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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: 18/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Friday Jan 18, 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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 18/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190118/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/73
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 18/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5636 E16120 - N5648 E16101 - N5656 E16108 -
N5642 E16122 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5638 E16124 - N5617 E15532 -
N5654 E15537 - N5655 E15624 - N5639 E15651
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5646 E16103 - N5625 E16116 -

N5609 E15508 - N5416 E15007 - N5653 E14948 - N5733 E15059 - N5641
E15223
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1120Z SFC/FL150 N5642 E16124 - N5513 E15233 -

N5136 E14821 - N5410 E14607 - N5629 E14558 - N5847 E14709 - N5634
E14803
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190119/0000Z=

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