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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 12/1720Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday May 12, 2019 18:15 PM | 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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 17:58 UTC, 12/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190512/1758Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/378
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5641 E16124 - N5627 E16143 - N5620 E16137 -
N5637 E16120 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/2320Z SFC/FL150 N5602 E16259 - N5540 E16254 -
N5436 E16044 - N5639 E16119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL150 N5557 E16422 - N5347 E16124 -

N5320 E15903 - N5455 E16001 - N5608 E16147 - N5637 E16119
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190513/0000Z=

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