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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Saturday Apr 27, 2019 18:15 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 27/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190427/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/325
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 27/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5643 E16124 - N5624 E16201 - N5613 E16154 -
N5637 E16121 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5650 E16328 - N5625 E16411 -
N5540 E16246 - N5613 E16217 - N5640 E16123
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0520Z SFC/FL130 N5611 E16538 - N5451 E16353 -

N5446 E16237 - N5530 E16239 - N5639 E16121 - N5659 E16411
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL170] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD

OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190428/0000Z=

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