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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  2 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 2 Feb 2021
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 45 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 02/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210202/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/74
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3053 E13442 - N3032 E13419 - N3037 E13415 -
N3054 E13434 MOV E 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1720Z SFC/FL080 N3043 E13948 - N3011 E13906 -
N2932 E13734 - N2932 E13622 - N2957 E13715
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210202/1800Z=

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