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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: 03/1120Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Feb 03, 2019 12:15 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 03/02/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190203/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/122
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 03/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5643 E16121 - N5633 E16217 - N5626 E16216 -
N5637 E16120 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5627 E16440 - N5559 E16410 -
N5544 E16252 - N5551 E16200 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/2320Z SFC/FL160 N5647 E16748 - N5603 E16708 -

N5519 E16410 - N5623 E16127 - N5644 E16121 - N5617 E16327
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190203/1800Z=

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