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Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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: 23/1720Z

Friday Mar 23, 2018 18:15 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 23/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180323/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/91
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 23/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N3137 E13040 - N3139 E13050 - N3151 E13109 -
N3130 E13106 - N3121 E13056 - N3135 E13040 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/2320Z SFC/FL100 N3153 E13338 - N3119 E13320 -
N3128 E13206 - N3106 E13139 - N3138 E13139 - N3207 E13158
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0520Z SFC/FL100 N3205 E13624 - N3139 E13614 -

N3125 E13450 - N3145 E13254 - N3103 E13257 - N3202 E13227 - N3239
E13340 - N3205 E13504
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180324/0000Z=

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