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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)
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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
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20170404/0102Z FL080 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 04/0100Z

Tuesday Apr 04, 2017 01:30 AM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  4 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 4 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 01:16 UTC, 04/04/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170404/0116Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20170404/0102Z FL080 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 04/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080 360/3KT
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=

Previous news
Eruption at Sakurajima in the evening of 25 Mar 2017 (image: @Rglove1211 / twitter)
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
After several months of quiet, a vulcanian-type explosion occurred this afternoon (25 Mar) shortly after 18h local time(18:03). ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 25 Mar 2017
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Explosion at Sakurajima's Minamidake crater this morning
Monday, Aug 22, 2016
The volcano has been getting more active again during the past night: a series of small explosions and associated ash emissions occurred from the older summit crater, Minamidake: ... [more]
This evening's explosion at Sakurajima volcano
Monday, Jul 25, 2016
After more than 3 weeks with no recorded eruption, a strong vulcanian-type explosion occurred this evening at 00:02 past midnight (15:02 UTC). ... [more]
Eruption of Sakurajima this morning
Friday, Jun 03, 2016
The volcano has been very calm recently. After 2 weeks with no recorded explosions, a few relatively small ones occurred yesterday and today, producing ash plumes that rose to 7-8,000 ft (2-2.5 km) altitude. [more]

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