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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: 04/1120Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Wednesday Sep 04, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 04/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190904/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/514
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 04/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5641 E16128 - N5613 E16150 - N5542 E16159 -
N5541 E16146 - N5614 E16136 - N5639 E16121 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1720Z SFC/FL190 N5642 E16241 - N5505 E16238 -
N5447 E16159 - N5627 E16202 - N5642 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2320Z SFC/FL180 N5653 E16420 - N5426 E16336 -

N5347 E16223 - N5623 E16302 - N5643 E16120
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190904/1800Z=

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