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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
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Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 28/1720Z

Wednesday Mar 28, 2018 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 28 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 28 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 28/03/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180328/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/132
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 28/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N3137 E13038 - N3146 E13042 - N3145 E13053 -
N3134 E13041 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/2320Z SFC/FL100 N3141 E13145 - N3112 E13052 -
N3201 E13123
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/0520Z SFC/FL090 N3151 E13232 - N3117 E13209 -

N3051 E13121 - N3122 E13134 - N3155 E13128
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA OF PREVIOUS
VAA[FL080] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180329/0000Z=

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