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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: VA AT 20190418/0530Z FL130 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 18/0530Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thu, 18 Apr 2019, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 18 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 18 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:01 UTC, 18/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190418/0601Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/300
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190418/0530Z FL130 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 18/0530Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5648 E16140 - N5640 E16137 - N5640 E16123 -
N5646 E16124 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1130Z SFC/FL120 N5626 E16326 - N5617 E16307 -
N5636 E16226 - N5650 E16250
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1730Z SFC/FL110 N5645 E16424 - N5618 E16419 -

N5523 E16441 - N5527 E16411 - N5624 E16346 - N5648 E16348
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190418/1200Z=

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