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Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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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(?), 708Typical eruption style:
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20171029/2150Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 29/2230Z
Sunday Oct 29, 2017 23:15 PM |
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 29 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 23:02 UTC, 29/10/17 from RJTD
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/356
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20171029/2150Z FL050 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 29/2230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N3135 E13040 - N3126 E13043 - N3121 E13047 -
N3118 E13044 - N3126 E13038 - N3135 E13038 MOV S 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0430Z SFC/FL050 N2940 E13043 - N2916 E13052 -
N2905 E13028 - N2934 E13022
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1030Z SFC/FL040 N2754 E12944 - N2721 E13003 -
N2706 E12950 - N2735 E12933
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20171030/0300Z=
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