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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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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 06/1120Z

Wednesday Sep 06, 2017 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  6 Sep 2017
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 6 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 06/09/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170906/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/253
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N3137 E13040 - N3158 E13137 - N3204 E13218 -
N3136 E13303 - N3135 E13041 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL100 N3225 E13512 - N3134 E13530 -
N3217 E13244 - N3248 E13346
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/2320Z SFC/FL100 N3321 E13724 - N3221 E13808 -

N3128 E13805 - N3305 E13520 - N3336 E13610
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0520Z SFC/FL090 N3225 E14106 - N3132 E14037 -

N3243 E13934 - N3355 E13909 - N3409 E13801 - N3441 E13946 - N3401
E14046
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170906/1800Z=

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