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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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190704/2210Z FL140 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 04/2240Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thursday Jul 04, 2019 23:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 23:08 UTC, 04/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190704/2308Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/436
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190704/2210Z FL140 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 04/2240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5638 E16122 - N5638 E16110 - N5641 E16111 -
N5641 E16121 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0440Z SFC/FL140 N5624 E16025 - N5609 E16025 -
N5612 E16007 - N5632 E15956
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1040Z SFC/FL120 N5602 E15945 - N5536 E15951 -

N5539 E15929 - N5620 E15853
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190705/0300Z=

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