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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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Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z

Tuesday Mar 13, 2018 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 13/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180313/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/66
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3137 E13038 - N3144 E13045 - N3139 E13050 -
N3134 E13040 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL090 N3209 E13137 - N3135 E13110 -
N3134 E13058 - N3209 E13119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL090 N3248 E13204 - N3220 E13200 -

N3153 E13127 - N3146 E13103 - N3247 E13135
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1120Z SFC/FL080 N3344 E13212 - N3303 E13237 -

N3226 E13214 - N3208 E13139 - N3211 E13107 - N3233 E13133 - N3341
E13128
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180314/0000Z=

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