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Kirishima volcano
Shield volcano 1700 m / 5,577 f
Kyushu, Japan, 31.93°N / 130.86°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Kirishima volcano eruptions:
2018, 2017, 2011, 2008, 1992, 1979, 1971, 1959, 1946(?), 1923, 1914, 1913-14, 1903, 1899-1900, 1898, 1898, 1897, 1896, 1895-96, 1894, 1891, 1889, 1888, 1887, 1880, 1832, 1822, 1771-72, 1769, 1768, 1719, 1717, 1716-17, 1716, 1706, 1690, 1678, 1677, 1667(?), 1662-64, 1659-61, 1637-38, 1628, 1620, 1615-18, 1613-14, 1598-1600, 1596?, 1595, 1588, 1587, 1585, 1576-78, 1574, 1566, 1566, 1554, 1524, 1381, 1235, 1184, 1175(?), 1167, 1113, 1112, 945, 858, 857, 843-48, 837-39, 788, 742
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Kirishima volcano news & activity updates

Kirishima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20180312/1633Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 12/1700Z

Monday Mar 12, 2018 17:45 PM |

Satellite image of Kirishima volcano on 12 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Kirishima volcano on 12 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 17:32 UTC, 12/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180312/1732Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KIRISHIMAYAMA 282090
PSN: N3156 E13052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1700M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/79
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20180312/1633Z FL130 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 12/1700Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N3249 E13338 - N3242 E13349 - N3238 E13348 -
N3239 E13331 - N3248 E13332 MOV NE 15KT SFC/FL130 N3200 E13054 -
N3200 E13059 - N3155 E13059 - N3155 E13054 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/2300Z SFC/FL140 N3253 E13603 - N3245 E13517 -
N3315 E13421 - N3333 E13439 SFC/FL130 N3202 E13311 - N3158 E13247 -
N3234 E13130 - N3250 E13152
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0500Z SFC/FL120 N3156 E13503 - N3157 E13405
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N3327 E13223 - N3312 E13145 - N3338 E13211 - N3348 E13249
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA OBS SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180312/2100Z=

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