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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 IS SLOWLY DSIPTG. to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Wednesday Apr 10, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 40 kts in SSE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 20:58 UTC, 10/04/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190410/2047Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/036

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA IS SLOWLY DSIPTG.

OBS VA DTG: 10/2047Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N4720 E16139 - N4632 E16223 - N4541 E16040
- N4644 E16023 - N4720 E16139 MOV SSE 40KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0247Z SFC/FL340 N4714 E16128 - N4510 E16322
- N4428 E16208 - N4540 E16028 - N4647 E16027 - N4714 E16128.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/0847Z SFC/FL340 N4516 E16333 - N4403
E16909 - N4252 E16825 - N4436 E16208 - N4516 E16333.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1447Z SFC/FL340 N4400 E16909 - N4403
E17730 - N4230 E17712 - N4251 E16830 - N4400 E16909 - N4400
E16909.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190411/0247Z

RDE APR 2019 AAWU

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