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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: ERUPTED AT 20180422/0244Z FL090 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 22/0320Z

Sun, 22 Apr 2018, 04:00
04:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 03:48 UTC, 22/04/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180422/0348Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/255
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20180422/0244Z FL090 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 22/0320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3136 E13038 - N3137 E13041 - N3142 E13035 -
N3146 E13038 - N3138 E13047 - N3134 E13039 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0920Z SFC/FL100 N3312 E13108 - N3207 E13100 -
N3227 E13012 - N3229 E13040
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1520Z SFC/FL090 N3417 E13203 - N3312 E13129 -

N3227 E13029 - N3314 E13004
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180422/0600Z=

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