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Shield volcano 1700 m / 5,577 f
Kyushu, Japan, 31.93°N / 130.86°ECurrent status
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| ReportsKirishima volcano booksKirishima 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, 742Typical eruption style:
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Kirishima volcano news & activity updates
Kirishima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION AT 20180319/1617Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 19/1610Z
Monday Mar 19, 2018 16:45 PM |
Satellite image of Kirishima volcano on 19 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 16:30 UTC, 19/03/18 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KIRISHIMAYAMA 282090
PSN: N3156 E13052
SUMMIT ELEV: 1700M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/97
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION AT 20180319/1617Z VA CLD UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 19/1610Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 270/36KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
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