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Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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1955-ongoing, 1954(?), 1950, 1948, 1946, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1935, 1914-15, 1899(?), 1860, 1799, 1797, 1794, 1792, 1791, 1790, 1785, 1783, 1782, 1779-81, 1756, 1749, 1742, 1706, 1678, 1670(?), 1642, 1478, 1471-76, 1468, 778, 766, 764, 716-18, 712(?), 708Typical eruption style:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearby
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200402/1932Z FL110 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 02/1920Z
Thursday Apr 02, 2020 19:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 2 Apr 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 19:43 UTC, 02/04/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/363
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200402/1932Z FL110 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 02/1920Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL110 270/22KT
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=
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that one explosion occured at the Minamidake summit crater on 27 March. ...
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