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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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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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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 20/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday May 20, 2020 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 20/05/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200520/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/479
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 20/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N3122 E13125 - N3131 E13137 - N3126 E13155 -
N3119 E13155 - N3118 E13125 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2320Z SFC/FL130 N3133 E13519 - N3042 E13221 -
N3043 E13100 - N3059 E13043 - N3119 E13136 - N3108 E13230 - N3145
E13457
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL110] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD

OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200521/0000Z=

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