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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 20180328/0124Z FL130 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 28/0200Z

Wednesday Mar 28, 2018 02:45 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 02:30 UTC, 28/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180328/0230Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/127
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20180328/0124Z FL130 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 28/0200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N3136 E13039 - N3140 E13043 - N3139 E13046 -
N3135 E13043 MOV NE 15KT SFC/FL080 N3136 E13046 - N3139 E13048 -
N3147 E13116 - N3147 E13145 - N3143 E13143 - N3135 E13115 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0800Z SFC/FL120 N3212 E13136 - N3132 E13214 -
N3120 E13140 - N3158 E13106 SFC/FL080 N3205 E13237 - N3130 E13315 -
N3129 E13154 - N3203 E13122 - N3223 E13142
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1400Z SFC/FL110 N3237 E13230 - N3116 E13244 -

N3101 E13225 - N3122 E13154 - N3228 E13145
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA OBS SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180328/0600Z=

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