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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

Sakurajima volcano tours:
Sakurajima Volcano Special (5-day volcano expedition to observe Sakurajima volcano's activity from close)

Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20210223/0130Z FL050 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 23/0130Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 23 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 23 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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:00 UTC, 23/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210223/0200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/120
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210223/0130Z FL050 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 23/0130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N3136 E13040 - N3128 E13045 - N3126 E13043 -
N3135 E13038 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0730Z SFC/FL050 N3017 E13136 - N3027 E13027 -
N3135 E13035
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1330Z SFC/FL050 N2937 E13128 - N2948 E12947 -

N3058 E12957 - N3143 E13032
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210223/0600Z=

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