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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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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 20200128/0820Z FL160 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 28/0930Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Tuesday Jan 28, 2020 10:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 28 Jan 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 10:01 UTC, 28/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200128/1000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20200128/0820Z FL160 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 28/0930Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5640 E16121 - N5649 E16134 - N5649 E16148 -
N5639 E16144 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/1530Z SFC/FL160 N5735 E16306 - N5657 E16221 -
N5710 E16153 - N5730 E16157
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/2130Z SFC/FL150 N5825 E16441 - N5818 E16456 -

N5715 E16318 - N5744 E16254 - N5822 E16248 - N5749 E16343
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200128/1200Z=

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