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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 ERUPTION OBS AT 20190126/1340Z FL200 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 26/1410Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Saturday Jan 26, 2019 14:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 26 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 26 Jan 2019
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 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 14:34 UTC, 26/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190126/1433Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/100
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190126/1340Z FL200 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 26/1410Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5648 E16122 - N5648 E16157 - N5634 E16154 -
N5637 E16120 MOV E 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/2010Z SFC/FL190 N5550 E16545 - N5524 E16533 -
N5619 E16449 - N5710 E16329 - N5723 E16412 - N5654 E16509
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0210Z SFC/FL180 N5613 E16819 - N5407 E16741 -

N5348 E16707 - N5529 E16738 - N5719 E16623 - N5724 E16726
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0810Z SFC/FL160 N5700 E17034 - N5536 E17049 -

N5331 E16840 - N5314 E16745 - N5500 E16933 - N5654 E16940
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190126/1800Z=

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