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caldera 1592 m / 5,223 ft
central Kyushu, Japan, 32.88°N / 131.11°E
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Aso Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20190808/0600Z FL060 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 08/0610Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thursday Aug 08, 2019 06:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:37 UTC, 08/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190808/0637Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ASOSAN 282110
PSN: N3253 E13106
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1592M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/87
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20190808/0600Z FL060 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 08/0610Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N3253 E13106 - N3255 E13057 - N3304 E13055 -
N3307 E13058 - N3259 E13100 - N3254 E13106 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1210Z SFC/FL050 N3343 E13031 - N3331 E13032 -
N3314 E13015 - N3323 E13008 - N3343 E13018
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1810Z SFC/FL050 N3434 E13010 - N3408 E13015 -

N3357 E13001 - N3416 E12957 - N3355 E12933 - N3436 E12956
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190808/1200Z=

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