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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
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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) 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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

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Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20210103/0350Z FL060 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 03/0420Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sun, 3 Jan 2021, 05:00
05:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 04:54 UTC, 03/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210103/0454Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210103/0350Z FL060 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 03/0420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N3136 E13042 - N3125 E13046 - N3124 E13038 -
N3136 E13038 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1020Z SFC/FL070 N3106 E13125 - N3051 E13042 -
N3025 E13026 - N3025 E13005 - N3049 E13004 - N3112 E13036
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1620Z SFC/FL050 N3106 E13136 - N3056 E12951 -

N2918 E12908 - N2921 E12837 - N2952 E12834 - N3119 E12955
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210103/0600Z=

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