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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 20190922/1610Z FL230 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 22/1740Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Sunday Sep 22, 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:12 UTC, 22/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190922/1812Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/565
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190922/1610Z FL230 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 22/1740Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5643 E16122 - N5642 E16212 - N5632 E16227 -
N5629 E16215 - N5639 E16122 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/2340Z SFC/FL220 N5617 E16446 - N5541 E16635 -
N5523 E16650 - N5546 E16430 - N5617 E16402
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0540Z SFC/FL210 N5426 E17107 - N5412 E17116 -

N5449 E16721 - N5607 E16659 - N5604 E16748 - N5508 E16834
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190923/0000Z=

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