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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 27/0340Z to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Friday Sep 27, 2019 04:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 60 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 04:20 UTC, 27/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190927/0420Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/574
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 27/0340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 N5359 E16405 - N5411 E16454 - N5240 E16434 -
N5129 E16634 - N5143 E16827 - N5057 E16703 - N5153 E16431 - N5257
E16344 MOV SE 60KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0940Z SFC/FL280 N5402 E17524 - N5137 E17427 -
N5010 E16952 - N5104 E16600 - N5235 E16813 - N5140 E17219
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1540Z SFC/FL290 N5640 W17952 - N5351 E17950 -

N5010 E17345 - N5019 E16856 - N5235 E17210 - N5340 E17746 - N5911
E17737
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/2140Z SFC/FL290 N5815 W17503 - N5237 W17912 -

N5015 E17159 - N5405 E17600 - N5610 W17856 - N6145 E17553 - N6345
E17655
RMK: THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS ASH EVENT IS BEING TRANSFERRED TO
VAAC ANCHORAGE. THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY VAAC ANCHORAGE
BY 0600UTC UNDER HEADER FVAK21 PAWU.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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