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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: RESIDEUAL VA FROM 20190126/1340Z ERUPTION to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Monday Jan 28, 2019 01:45 AM | BY: VN

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 35 kts in NNE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 01:39 UTC, 28/01/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190128/0140Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/017

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESIDEUAL VA FROM 20190126/1340Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 28/0140Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N6351 E16534 - N6154 E17128 - N5948 E16943
- N6160 E16402 - N6351 E16534 MOV NNE 35KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0740Z SFC/FL200 N6705 E16811 - N6526 E17750
- N6155 E17131 - N6350 E16541 - N6705 E16811 - N6705 E16811.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1340Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1940Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.

STRONG VA SIGNAL IN SATELLITE IMAGES BUT THE SIGNAL IS WEAKENING.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190128/0740Z

DB JAN 2019 AAWU

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