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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: ERUPTED AT 20210110/0109Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 10/0210Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sun, 10 Jan 2021, 02:45
02:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:42 UTC, 10/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210110/0241Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20210110/0109Z FL070 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 10/0210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3126 E13103 - N3121 E13100 - N3125 E13054 -
N3129 E13058 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0810Z SFC/FL070 N3048 E13306 - N3039 E13302 -
N3032 E13223 - N3013 E13204 - N3011 E13148 - N3041 E13218
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1410Z SFC/FL060 N3004 E13442 - N2943 E13334 -

N2849 E13229 - N2954 E13325
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210110/0600Z=

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