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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: VA FROM 26/1340Z ERUPTION to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday Jan 27, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 20 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 08:58 UTC, 27/01/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190127/0900Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/014

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 26/1340Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 27/0900Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5159 E16642 - N5201 E16739 - N5620 E16901
- N5633 E16748 - N5159 E16642 MOV N 20KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/1500Z SFC/FL200 N5257 E16758 - N5629 E16846
- N5634 E16537 - N5248 E16650 - N5257 E16758.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/2100Z SFC/FL200 N5432 E16823 - N5953
E17358 - N6203 E16631 - N5929 E16521 - N5506 E16634 - N5432
E16823.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/0300Z SFC/FL200 N6615 E17025 - N6350
W17937 - N6231 E17745 - N6222 E17216 - N5914 E16959 - N6242
E16707 - N6615 E17025 - N6615 E17025.

RMK: VAAC TOKYO HAS TRANSFERRED RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS EVENT
TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THIS ADVISORY UPDATES MESSAGE FVFE01 RJTD.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190127/1500Z

TRENZ JAN 2019 AAWU

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