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Kirishima volcano
Shield volcano 1700 m / 5,577 f
Kyushu, Japan, 31.93°N / 130.86°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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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Explosive
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Kirishima volcano news & activity updates

Kirishima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 14/2320Z

Tuesday May 15, 2018 00:15 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 15/05/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180515/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KIRISHIMAYAMA 282090
PSN: N3156 E13052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1700M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/129
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 14/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 N2905 E13423 - N2705 E13650 - N2701 E13547 -
N2801 E13429 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL250 N2532 E13903 - N2551 E13610 -
N2729 E13424 - N2809 E13659
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL240 N2407 E14013 - N2418 E13918 -

N2532 E13442 - N2635 E13415 - N2721 E13928
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1720Z SFC/FL230 N2613 E14141 - N2250 E14056 -

N2446 E13348 - N2551 E13311 - N2613 E13558
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180515/0600Z=

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Friday, Apr 20, 2018
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