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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 20190505/2030Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 05/2030Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday May 05, 2019 21:15 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 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 20:58 UTC, 05/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190505/2058Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/348
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190505/2030Z FL130 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 05/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5640 E16122 - N5629 E16111 - N5630 E16105 -
N5638 E16111 - N5642 E16122 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0230Z SFC/FL130 N5434 E16119 - N5459 E16041 -
N5524 E16106
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0830Z SFC/FL110 N5417 E16153 - N5313 E16135 -

N5237 E16201 - N5209 E16206 - N5319 E16110 - N5428 E16132
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190506/0000Z=

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