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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 26/2320Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday Jan 27, 2019 00:15 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 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 27/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190127/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/102
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 26/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5657 E16321 - N5716 E16523 - N5607 E16659 -
N5332 E16634 - N5332 E16605 - N5505 E16604 - N5625 E16413 - N5623
E16304 MOV SE 25KT SFC/FL150 N5651 E16116 - N5705 E16227 - N5641
E16229 - N5630 E16115 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0520Z SFC/FL190 N5648 E16829 - N5529 E16921 -
N5221 E16732 - N5224 E16640 - N5641 E16558 - N5655 E16719 SFC/FL140
N5711 E16659 - N5653 E16558 - N5733 E16333 - N5804 E16438 - N5752
E16617
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1120Z SFC/FL190 N5526 E17133 - N5309 E16833 -

N5311 E16608 - N5637 E16653 - N5704 E16905 SFC/FL130 N5754 E16956 -
N5711 E16839 - N5707 E16731 - N5821 E16630 - N5902 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5551 E17329 - N5402 E16823 -

N5658 E16627 - N5917 E16719 SFC/FL120 N5848 E17234 - N5806 E17244 -
N5743 E17156 - N5901 E16810 - N6011 E16950
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190127/0600Z=

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