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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: 21/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday Apr 21, 2019 18:00 PM | BY: VN

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 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 17:58 UTC, 21/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190421/1758Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/315
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 21/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5646 E16124 - N5645 E16208 - N5630 E16244 -
N5617 E16234 - N5631 E16203 - N5636 E16119 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5610 E16457 - N5602 E16446 -
N5625 E16246 - N5639 E16118 - N5651 E16131 - N5651 E16303
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5551 E16724 - N5543 E16704 -

N5650 E16237 - N5640 E16115 - N5720 E16158 - N5647 E16457
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1120Z SFC/FL140 N5502 E17023 - N5502 E16942 -

N5709 E16336 - N5636 E16105 - N5741 E16240 - N5649 E16600
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190422/0000Z=

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