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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: EXPLODED AT 20180409/1137Z OVER FL080 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 09/1130Z

Monday Apr 09, 2018 12:00 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 11:48 UTC, 09/04/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180409/1148Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/194
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20180409/1137Z OVER FL080 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 09/1130Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 280/32KT

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=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  8 Apr 2018
Sunday, Apr 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  7 Apr 2018
Saturday, Apr 07, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  6 Apr 2018
Friday, Apr 06, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash column (about 3-4 km high) from an explosion of Sakurajima on Tuesday morning
Thursday, Apr 05, 2018
Activity at the volcano remains at relatively high levels, similar to what we observed last week. During the past days, vulcanian explosions have been occurring at rates of 2-4 per day, increasing the total number for recorded explosions (*) this year to 32 so far with half of them having occurred during the past 10 days. In addition, the volcano has been showing weak to strong ash emissions most of the time. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  5 Apr 2018
Thursday, Apr 05, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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