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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 20190427/1030Z FL170 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 27/1050Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Saturday Apr 27, 2019 11:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:22 UTC, 27/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190427/1122Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/323
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190427/1030Z FL170 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 27/1050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5640 E16125 - N5639 E16131 - N5634 E16127 -
N5635 E16122 MOV E 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1650Z SFC/FL160 N5722 E16611 - N5706 E16555 -
N5626 E16318 - N5633 E16234
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/2250Z SFC/FL160 N5847 E16907 - N5657 E16553 -

N5610 E16504 - N5539 E16332 - N5558 E16305 - N5611 E16416 - N5713
E16544
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190427/1500Z=

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