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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20210728/1109Z FL080 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 28/1110Z

Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 11:45
11:45 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 11:32 UTC, 28/07/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210728/1132Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/325
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20210728/1109Z FL080 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 28/1110Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080 090/2KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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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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