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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20171029/2150Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 29/2230Z

Sun, 29 Oct 2017, 23:15
23:15 PM |
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 29 Oct 2017
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
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171029/2302Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
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
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20171030/0300Z=

Previous news

Wed, 25 Oct 2017, 06:00
JMA reported that sulfur dioxide flux at Aira Caldera's Sakurajima volcano was high at 1,000 and 1,400 tons per day on 23 and 27 October, respectively. Very small events at Minamidake summit crater were detected during 24-25 and 29-30 October. A thermally anomalous area on the SE flank, near Showa Crater, was identified on 25 October using a thermal camera. ... Read all
Wed, 18 Oct 2017, 06:00
JMA reported that a very small event at Showa Crater (at Aira Caldera's Sakurajima volcano) was detected on 17 October. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a 5-level scale). ... Read all
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