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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
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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: 23/1120Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jan 2019
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 12:00 UTC, 23/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190123/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/85
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 23/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5617 E16101 - N5641 E16119 - N5639 E16123 -
N5614 E16108 MOV SW 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1720Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5451 E15849 -
N5154 E15933 - N5319 E15736 - N5522 E15740
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/2320Z SFC/FL150 N5633 E16131 - N5401 E15627 -

N4843 E16241 - N4929 E15825 - N5423 E15316
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/0520Z SFC/FL160 N5645 E16115 - N5548 E16135 -

N5313 E15627 - N4907 E15926 - N4709 E16854 - N4646 E16051 - N5245
E15041
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190123/1800Z=

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