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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: 23/2320Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thursday Jan 24, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 24 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 25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 24/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190124/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/87
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 23/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5634 E16105 - N5642 E16121 - N5640 E16122 -
N5631 E16105 MOV SW 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5559 E16110 -
N5449 E15842 - N5522 E15901
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1120Z SFC/FL150 N5641 E16127 - N5439 E16101 -

N5333 E15731 - N5420 E15814 - N5441 E15955 - N5631 E16049
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1720Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5549 E16020 -

N5314 E16111 - N5250 E15703 - N5356 E15929 - N5612 E15922
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190124/0600Z=

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