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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 23/0820Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sunday Jun 23, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jun 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jun 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 09:00 UTC, 23/06/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190623/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/419
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 23/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5643 E16119 - N5649 E16139 - N5641 E16138 -
N5640 E16122 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1420Z SFC/FL140 N5757 E16211 - N5620 E16239 -
N5640 E16119 - N5704 E16158
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/2020Z SFC/FL140 N5624 E16325 - N5542 E16247 -

N5638 E16124 - N5712 E16234 - N5911 E16124 - N5859 E16158
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190623/1200Z=

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