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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: RESIDUAL VA FM 20190410/0248 ERUPTION. to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Thursday Apr 11, 2019 22:15 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 50 kts in ENE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 22:09 UTC, 11/04/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190411/2210Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/038

INFO SOURCE: GOES

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESIDUAL VA FM 20190410/0248 ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 11/2210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N4960 W16327 - N5003 W16040 - N4705 W16107
- N4712 W16323 - N4960 W16327 MOV ENE 50KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0410Z SFC/FL340 N4821 W16102 - N4816 W15751
- N5110 W15730 - N5119 W16029 - N4821 W16102.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1010Z SFC/FL340 N4955 W15753 - N4955
W15453 - N5252 W15437 - N5245 W15742 - N4955 W15753.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1610Z SFC/FL340 N5109 W15456 - N5114
W15207 - N5410 W15210 - N5413 W15534 - N5109 W15456 - N5109
W15456.

RMK: THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS EVENT IS BEING TRANSFERRED TO VAAC
ANCHORAGE.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190412/0410Z

AAWU APR 2019 AAWU

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