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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 AT 20210203/0050Z FL050 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 03/0050Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Wed, 3 Feb 2021, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  3 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 3 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:13 UTC, 03/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210203/0113Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/76
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210203/0050Z FL050 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 03/0050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N3136 E13040 - N3128 E13048 - N3125 E13045 -
N3135 E13038 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0650Z SFC/FL040 N3027 E13159 - N3021 E13203 -
N3008 E13140 - N3029 E13135
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1250Z SFC/FL030 N2950 E13236 - N2939 E13239 -

N2911 E13203 - N2929 E13205
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210203/0600Z=

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