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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 07/0520Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 06:00
06:00 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 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 05:58 UTC, 07/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210207/0558Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/88
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 07/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3136 E13041 - N3104 E13114 - N3056 E13103 -
N3134 E13038 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1120Z SFC/FL070 N2947 E13305 - N2932 E13217 -
N3027 E13108 - N3135 E13040 - N3032 E13149
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1720Z SFC/FL070 N2947 E13222 - N2844 E13409 -

N2828 E13251 - N2949 E13108 - N3135 E13039 - N3058 E13152
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210207/1200Z=

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