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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: VA AT 20190401/0620Z FL120 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 01/0620Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Monday Apr 01, 2019 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  1 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 1 Apr 2019
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 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:50 UTC, 01/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190401/0650Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/258
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190401/0620Z FL120 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 01/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5708 E16009 - N5643 E16122 - N5638 E16118 -
N5700 E16003 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1220Z SFC/FL120 N5726 E16007 - N5714 E16009 -
N5729 E15805 - N5740 E15805
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1820Z SFC/FL110 N5812 E15908 - N5755 E15908 -

N5755 E15648 - N5807 E15607
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190401/1200Z=

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