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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: 25/0820Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday Jan 25, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 25/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190125/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/95
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 25/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5639 E16122 - N5620 E16052 - N5628 E16046 -
N5645 E16124 - N5640 E16123 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1420Z SFC/FL200 N5639 E16122 - N5527 E16021 -
N5524 E15943 - N5624 E15945
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/2020Z SFC/FL200 N5642 E16125 - N5515 E16104 -

N5413 E15930 - N5624 E15927
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0220Z SFC/FL200 N5715 E16203 - N5517 E16203 -

N5259 E16003 - N5449 E15938 - N5616 E15916
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190125/1200Z=

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