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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190418/1720Z FL140 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 18/1810Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thu, 18 Apr 2019, 18:45
18:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:36 UTC, 18/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190418/1836Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/302
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190418/1720Z FL140 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 18/1810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5642 E16134 - N5643 E16145 - N5629 E16143 -
N5628 E16133 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0010Z SFC/FL130 N5614 E16235 - N5543 E16238 -
N5512 E16206 - N5514 E16144
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0610Z SFC/FL120 N5552 E16301 - N5453 E16247 -

N5423 E16121 - N5432 E16049 - N5459 E16200
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190419/0000Z=

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