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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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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: ERUPTION AT 20190124/2345Z FL140 EXTD SW REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 24/2320Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Jan 25, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 25 Jan 2019
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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 25/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190125/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/92
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190124/2345Z FL140 EXTD SW REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 24/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5639 E16121 - N5618 E16058 - N5625 E16052 -
N5643 E16120 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5639 E16122 - N5546 E16019 -
N5549 E15945 - N5621 E15943
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5639 E16122 - N5529 E15948 -

N5527 E15849 - N5625 E15849
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1720Z SFC/FL140 N5639 E16122 - N5621 E16121 -

N5513 E15950 - N5517 E15830 - N5631 E15814
RMK: NEW ERUPTION REPORTED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190125/0600Z=

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