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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 VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Jan 27, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 35 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:02 UTC, 27/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190127/1802Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/105
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5639 E16118 - N5655 E16111 - N5729 E16113 -
N5726 E16135 - N5659 E16121 - N5639 E16123 MOV N 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/2320Z SFC/FL160 N6143 E16225 - N5921 E16218 -
N5649 E16128 - N5921 E16042 - N6141 E16144
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0520Z SFC/FL160 N6551 E16510 - N6323 E16426 -

N5649 E16158 - N5649 E16107 - N6114 E15953
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA. VAAC ANCHORAGE ALSO ISSUES VAA FOR OTHER VA[FL200] FROM THIS
VOLCANO THAT DESCRIBES CONDITIONS OVER OR NEAR THE VAAC TOKYO AREA
OF RESPONSIBILITY UNDER HEADER FVAK21 PAWU.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190128/0000Z=

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