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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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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190623/0050Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 23/0130Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday Jun 23, 2019 02:00 AM | 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 NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:54 UTC, 23/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190623/0154Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/417
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190623/0050Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 23/0130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5641 E16119 - N5655 E16129 - N5653 E16134 -
N5640 E16124 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0730Z SFC/FL140 N5735 E16224 - N5657 E16224 -
N5657 E16142 - N5740 E16155 - N5845 E16134
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1330Z SFC/FL140 N5917 E16118 - N5742 E16245 -

N5638 E16248 - N5640 E16227 - N5910 E16052 - N6025 E15904
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190623/0600Z=

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