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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 07/1720Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  7 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 7 Feb 2021
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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 17:58 UTC, 07/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210207/1758Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/90
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 07/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3137 E13040 - N3120 E13103 - N3108 E13111 -
N3111 E13104 - N3121 E13056 - N3135 E13039 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2320Z SFC/FL070 N3052 E13311 - N3018 E13328 -
N2958 E13209 - N3135 E13040
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0520Z SFC/FL070 N3052 E13540 - N3011 E13611 -

N2836 E13324 - N3135 E13039 - N3054 E13300
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210208/0000Z=

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