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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: ERUPTED AT 20180322/1359Z FL060 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 22/1440Z

Thursday Mar 22, 2018 15:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 15:13 UTC, 22/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180322/1513Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/84
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20180322/1359Z FL060 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 22/1440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N3136 E13041 - N3127 E13039 - N3128 E13035 -
N3137 E13036 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/2040Z SFC/FL060 N3118 E13055 - N3032 E13053 -
N3032 E13046 - N3107 E13036
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0240Z SFC/FL060 N3110 E13123 - N2931 E13121 -

N3020 E13101 - N3101 E13103 - N3112 E13112
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180322/1800Z=

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