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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 20180429/1020Z FL070 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 29/1120Z

Sunday Apr 29, 2018 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 29 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 29 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 29/04/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180429/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/312
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20180429/1020Z FL070 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 29/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3135 E13038 - N3139 E13038 - N3139 E13041 -
N3136 E13040 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/1720Z SFC/FL070 N3221 E13128 - N3214 E13126 -
N3206 E13104 - N3219 E13108
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/2320Z SFC/FL070 N3247 E13225 - N3240 E13223 -

N3231 E13140 - N3249 E13152
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA HAS DISSIPATED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. NEW VA

OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180429/1800Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 28 Apr 2018
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (image: Michael Dalton)
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018
The activity at the volcano remains comparably high, with 2-3 daily vulcanian explosions. ... [more]
Friday, Apr 27, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 27 Apr 2018
Friday, Apr 27, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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