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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: 23/0220Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019 03:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 40 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 03:00 UTC, 23/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190123/0300Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/83
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 23/0220Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5639 E16125 - N5600 E16101 - N5608 E16046 -
N5642 E16115 MOV SW 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0820Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5333 E15930 -
N5258 E15822 - N5315 E15757 - N5403 E15907
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1420Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5511 E15957 -

N5100 E15931 - N5019 E15753 - N5041 E15712 - N5325 E15901 - N5525
E15926
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2020Z SFC/FL150 N5358 E15746 - N4834 E16206 -

N4753 E16006 - N4814 E15830 - N5228 E15651 - N5451 E15701 - N5641
E16131
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190123/0600Z=

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