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Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sakurajima volcano eruptions:
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(?), 708
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Explosive
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20200511/1820Z FL080 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 11/1850Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Monday May 11, 2020 19:30 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 19:20 UTC, 11/05/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200511/1920Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/455
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200511/1820Z FL080 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 11/1850Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3159 E13146 - N3203 E13145 - N3204 E13148 -
N3201 E13149 MOV NE 15KT SFC/FL080 N3136 E13043 - N3141 E13051 -
N3137 E13051 - N3134 E13043 MOV NE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0050Z SFC/FL090 N3330 E13451 - N3319 E13446 -
N3257 E13349 - N3225 E13333 - N3222 E13314 - N3300 E13326 SFC/FL080
N3241 E13358 - N3229 E13357 - N3209 E13322 - N3141 E13316 - N3140
E13301 - N3213 E13304
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/0650Z SFC/FL080 N3344 E13719 - N3226 E13545
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N3239 E13516 - N3312 E13515
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200512/0000Z=

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