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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: VA AT 20190922/2320Z FL110 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 22/2320Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Monday Sep 23, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Sep 2019
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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 23/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190923/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/566
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190922/2320Z FL110 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 22/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5616 E16534 - N5609 E16603 - N5542 E16604 -
N5546 E16437 MOV E 25KT SFC/FL110 N5644 E16125 - N5642 E16154 -
N5634 E16150 - N5636 E16122 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0520Z SFC/FL230 N5454 E17058 - N5426 E17055 -
N5452 E16742 - N5518 E16725 - N5554 E16813 SFC/FL100 N5631 E16439 -
N5545 E16505 - N5551 E16417 - N5631 E16352
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1120Z SFC/FL220 N5434 E17206 - N5323 E17547 -

N5305 E17531 - N5347 E17047 - N5457 E16942 - N5532 E17124 SFC/FL090
N5624 E16756 - N5500 E16753 - N5518 E16705 - N5627 E16708
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA[FL110] OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. SOME PART OF VA[FL230]

OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190923/0600Z=

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