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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20171031/0321Z FL070 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 31/0320Z

Tue, 31 Oct 2017, 03:45
03:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 03:34 UTC, 31/10/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171031/0334Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/358
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20171031/0321Z FL070 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 31/0320Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL070 310/7KT
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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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
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