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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
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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: 07/1120Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tuesday May 07, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 7 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:58 UTC, 07/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190507/1158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/355
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 07/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5642 E16123 - N5640 E16142 - N5633 E16139 -
N5637 E16121 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5520 E16316 - N5413 E16311 -
N5420 E16248 - N5516 E16224 - N5639 E16128
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5413 E16408 - N5237 E16243 -

N5247 E16229 - N5338 E16248 - N5639 E16122 - N5447 E16307
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL130 SOUTH] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET

CLOUD OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190507/1800Z=

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