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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20180314/2057Z FL080 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 14/2050Z

Wednesday Mar 14, 2018 21:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 21:10 UTC, 14/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180314/2110Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/72
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20180314/2057Z FL080 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 14/2050Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080 220/9KT
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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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Mar 2018
Monday, Mar 12, 2018
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 11 Mar 2018
Sunday, Mar 11, 2018
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