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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 31/0520Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thursday Jan 31, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 31 Jan 2019
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 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 31/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190131/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/115
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 31/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5637 E16121 - N5642 E16049 - N5641 E16011 -
N5649 E16012 - N5651 E16050 - N5642 E16123 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1120Z SFC/FL150 N5640 E16129 - N5613 E15857 -
N5608 E15613 - N5620 E15445 - N5652 E15445 - N5719 E15638
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5638 E16113 - N5537 E15452 -

N5425 E15116 - N5504 E14857 - N5725 E15122 - N5649 E15638
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2320Z SFC/FL170 N5620 E15707 - N5638 E16116 -

N5541 E15635 - N5213 E14812 - N5315 E14436 - N5744 E14556 - N5525
E15322
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190131/1200Z=

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