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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: 22/1720Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Tuesday Jan 22, 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 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 35 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 22/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190122/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/80
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 22/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5639 E16122 - N5628 E16104 - N5614 E16032 -
N5618 E16029 MOV SW 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/2320Z SFC/FL140 N5636 E16126 - N5501 E15935 -
N5432 E15550 - N5448 E15540 - N5524 E15902
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0520Z SFC/FL140 N5634 E16123 - N5341 E15912 -

N5305 E15530 - N5341 E15211 - N5339 E15523 - N5417 E15851
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5639 E16120 - N5145 E15902 -

N5112 E15530 - N5251 E14913 - N5202 E15419 - N5243 E15831
RMK: WESTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190123/0000Z=

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