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Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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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(?), 708Typical eruption style:
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Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20180702/0613Z OVER FL050 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 02/0610Z
Monday Jul 02, 2018 06:30 AM |
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 2 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 06:25 UTC, 02/07/18 from RJTD
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/521
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20180702/0613Z OVER FL050 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 02/0610Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 160/31KT
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
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
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. ...
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