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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 21/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday Apr 21, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 21/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190421/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/313
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 21/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5643 E16123 - N5648 E16348 - N5639 E16348 -
N5638 E16123 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1120Z SFC/FL130 N5618 E16710 - N5604 E16819 -
N5608 E16337 - N5639 E16122
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5446 E17305 - N5601 E16325 -

N5641 E16122 - N5640 E16232
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190421/1200Z=

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