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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 20190423/0100Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 23/0100Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday Apr 23, 2019 01:45 AM | 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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:35 UTC, 23/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190423/0135Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/320
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190423/0100Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 23/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16120 - N5646 E16123 - N5659 E16136 -
N5653 E16140 - N5640 E16123 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0700Z SFC/FL130 N5756 E16229 - N5742 E16234 -
N5707 E16151 - N5705 E16128
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1300Z SFC/FL140 N5843 E16303 - N5809 E16301 -

N5716 E16141 - N5754 E16210 - N5814 E16239 - N5836 E16234
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190423/0600Z=

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