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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 20190428/0220Z FL150 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 28/0220Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Apr 28, 2019 03:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 03:00 UTC, 28/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190428/0300Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/327
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190428/0220Z FL150 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 28/0220Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5628 E16212 - N5619 E16219 - N5613 E16212 -
N5623 E16203 MOV SE 10KT SFC/FL130 N5643 E16121 - N5640 E16144 -
N5629 E16153 - N5617 E16138 - N5635 E16120 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0820Z SFC/FL140 N5659 E16439 - N5648 E16456 -
N5514 E16314 - N5520 E16246 SFC/FL120 N5624 E16349 - N5523 E16233 -
N5553 E16159 - N5640 E16325
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1420Z SFC/FL110 N5614 E16503 - N5343 E16231
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N5404 E16207 - N5627 E16428
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190428/0600Z=

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