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Nishino-shima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sun, 2 Aug 2020, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 02/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200802/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/189
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N2717 E14053 - N2617 E14427 - N1719 E13957 -
N2457 E13115 - N2341 E13838 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1720Z SFC/FL160 N2632 E14532 - N1640 E13807 -
N2555 E12954 - N2339 E13729 - N2721 E14050
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2320Z SFC/FL160 N2655 E14639 - N1610 E13605 -

N2715 E12857 - N2400 E13725 - N2721 E14047
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0520Z SFC/FL160 N2735 E14818 - N1643 E13543 -

N1732 E13253 - N2849 E12757 - N2339 E13543 - N2715 E14053
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200802/1800Z=

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caldera, submarine volcano approx 70 m / 215 ft (currently growing)
Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Nishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style
explosive
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