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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 FM 20190936/2057Z ERUPTION. to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Friday Sep 27, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 27 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 35 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 11:59 UTC, 27/09/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190927/1200Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270

PSN: N5639 E16122

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10771 FT [3283 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/077

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/PILOT REPORT

AVIATION COLOR CODE: YELLOW

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FM 20190936/2057Z ERUPTION.

OBS VA DTG: 27/1200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 N5210 E17431 - N5041 E17524 - N4955 E17150
- N5146 E17046 - N5210 E17431 MOV NE 35KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/1800Z SFC/FL280 N5648 W17921 - N5441 W17656
- N5132 E17752 - N5255 E17536 - N5648 W17921 - N5648 W17921.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/0000Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/0600Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VA SIGNATURE ON SAT WKNG.

NXT ADVISORY: NO ADVISORY EXP BEYOND CANCELLATION ADVISORY.

BH SEP 2019 AAWU

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