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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: 09/2320Z

Tuesday Apr 10, 2018 00:15 AM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 10 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 10 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 10/04/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180410/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/198
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 09/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N3131 E13052 - N3146 E13049 - N3148 E13104 -
N3137 E13105 MOV N 5KT SFC/FL060 N3136 E13039 - N3141 E13041 - N3143

E13050 - N3138 E13051 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0520Z SFC/FL120 N3237 E13259 - N3219 E13249 -
N3227 E13209 - N3223 E13115 - N3248 E13115 - N3249 E13212 SFC/FL070
N3248 E13132 - N3224 E13131 - N3224 E13108 - N3246 E13108
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1120Z SFC/FL060 N3409 E13251 - N3342 E13247
-
N3350 E13140 - N3336 E13127 - N3408 E13126 - N3423 E13225
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA[FL100] OF PREVIOUS VAA HAS DISSIPATED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NEW VA[FL060] OBS SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180410/0600Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Apr 2018
Monday, Apr 09, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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