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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20180621/0413Z FL100 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 21/0410Z

Thursday Jun 21, 2018 04:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 04:25 UTC, 21/06/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180621/0425Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/517
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20180621/0413Z FL100 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 21/0410Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL100 250/24KT

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
Image taken of Sakurajima’s ash plume that rose after the volcano’s large explosion on 16.06.2018 around 7h19 local time (photo Tomoaki Iwakiri / Twitter)
Monday, Jun 18, 2018
On Saturday morning June 16, 2018, at 7h19 AM local time a strong explosion occurred from Sakurajima’s Minamidake crater. The eruption created an ash plume that rose about 4700 me above the crater and then drifted to the west. There were observations of pyroclastic flows running down the volcano’s southwest flank and significant ash falls were reported to cover Kagoshima. The volcano’s alert level is maintained at 3 – do not approach – since the start of its increased activity on February 5, 2016. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 17 Jun 2018
Sunday, Jun 17, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 16 Jun 2018
Saturday, Jun 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 15 Jun 2018
Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Jun 2018
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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