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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
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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 12/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Friday Apr 12, 2019 06:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:57 UTC, 12/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190412/0557Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/282
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16121 - N5701 E16149 - N5652 E16242 -
N5644 E16238 - N5645 E16149 - N5637 E16124 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5708 E16326 - N5639 E16326 -
N5639 E16122 - N5724 E16247
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5720 E16408 - N5628 E16334 -

N5638 E16115 - N5747 E16340
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190412/1200Z=

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