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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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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 20190505/1030Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 05/1110Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday May 05, 2019 11:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  5 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 5 May 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 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:37 UTC, 05/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190505/1137Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/346
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190505/1030Z FL130 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 05/1110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5638 E16122 - N5631 E16112 - N5631 E16103 -
N5635 E16102 - N5641 E16121 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1710Z SFC/FL110 N5540 E16041 - N5524 E16039 -
N5517 E15944 - N5528 E15937
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/2310Z SFC/FL100 N5422 E16035 - N5357 E16029 -

N5343 E15927 - N5358 E15918
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190505/1500Z=

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