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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: ERUPTED AT 20210208/2353Z FL070 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 09/0030Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tue, 9 Feb 2021, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:03 UTC, 09/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210209/0103Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/97
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20210208/2353Z FL070 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 09/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3135 E13039 - N3125 E13047 - N3127 E13040 MOV

S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0630Z SFC/FL070 N3045 E13105 - N3010 E13222 -
N3000 E13213 - N3035 E13044
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1230Z SFC/FL050 N3011 E13111 - N2947 E13135 -

N2907 E13315 - N2933 E13129 - N3006 E13050
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210209/0600Z=

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