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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Kirishima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 05/0820Z

Thursday Apr 05, 2018 09:15 AM |

Satellite image of Kirishima volcano on  5 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Kirishima volcano on 5 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 05/04/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180405/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KIRISHIMAYAMA 282090
PSN: N3156 E13052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1700M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/113
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 05/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N3153 E13425 - N3132 E13504 - N3018 E13655 -
N3007 E13808 - N2944 E13825 - N2935 E13650 - N3135 E13341 MOV E 30KT

SFC/FL280 N3357 E13426 - N3349 E13447 - N3256 E13423 - N3302 E13353
MOV NE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1420Z SFC/FL320 N3109 E13758 - N2933 E13956 -
N2855 E13846 - N3043 E13547 - N3220 E13459 - N3243 E13547 SFC/FL260
N3446 E13819 - N3328 E13634 - N3457 E13429 - N3544 E13513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/2020Z SFC/FL290 N3240 E13902 - N3146 E14010 -

N2855 E14047 - N2807 E14027 - N2953 E13745 - N3334 E13654 - N3358
E13852 SFC/FL260 N3608 E13940 - N3625 E14400 - N3457 E13950 - N3503
E13829 - N3742 E13526 - N3814 E13654
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0220Z SFC/FL260 N3546 E14235 - N3416 E14225 -

N3146 E14124 - N2741 E14148 - N2918 E13916 - N3525 E13933 - N3603
E14056
RMK: SOME PART OF VA[FL280] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180405/1200Z=

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