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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 20190430/1830Z FL130 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 30/1830Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday Apr 30, 2019 19:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Apr 2019
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 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:58 UTC, 30/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190430/1858Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/331
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190430/1830Z FL130 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 30/1830Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16124 - N5625 E16142 - N5616 E16133 -
N5636 E16117 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0030Z SFC/FL130 N5435 E16330 - N5417 E16406 -
N5339 E16354 - N5426 E16315
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0630Z SFC/FL120 N5157 E16712 - N5134 E16658 -

N5246 E16556 - N5310 E16622
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190501/0000Z=

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