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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: ERUPTION AT 20190410/0248Z FL330 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 10/0320Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Wednesday Apr 10, 2019 04:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 45 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 03:52 UTC, 10/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190410/0352Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/272
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190410/0248Z FL330 EXTD E REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 10/0320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5645 E16127 - N5630 E16127 - N5630 E16118 -
N5643 E16118 MOV S 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0920Z SFC/FL330 N5356 E16133 - N5201 E16059 -
N5201 E16031 - N5247 E16014 - N5603 E16050
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1520Z SFC/FL320 N5028 E16136 - N4716 E16038 -

N4714 E16000 - N5259 E16000 - N5454 E16053
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/2120Z SFC/FL320 N4704 E16326 - N4339 E16341 -

N4339 E16232 - N5215 E15956 - N5349 E16109
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA HAS DISSIPATED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. NEW VA

OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190410/0600Z=

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