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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 AT 20190316/2150Z FL120 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 16/2150Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Saturday Mar 16, 2019 22:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 22:15 UTC, 16/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190316/2215Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/235
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190316/2150Z FL120 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 16/2150Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5642 E16123 - N5641 E16205 - N5632 E16205 -
N5631 E16127 - N5638 E16120 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0350Z SFC/FL120 N5637 E16430 - N5614 E16430 -
N5614 E16255 - N5631 E16253
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0950Z SFC/FL120 N5612 E16625 - N5543 E16603 -

N5543 E16433 - N5609 E16405
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1550Z SFC/FL110 N5536 E16749 - N5500 E16702 -

N5503 E16549 - N5537 E16500 - N5522 E16617 - N5538 E16710
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190317/0000Z=

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