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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 AT 20180714/1700Z FL080 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 14/1710Z

Saturday Jul 14, 2018 17:45 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 17:40 UTC, 14/07/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180714/1740Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/533
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20180714/1700Z FL080 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 14/1710Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3139 E13032 - N3140 E13037 - N3136 E13039 -
N3134 E13035 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/2310Z SFC/FL080 N3157 E12957 - N3141 E13035 -
N3145 E12939 - N3207 E12919
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0510Z SFC/FL080 N3204 E12908 - N3134 E13048 -

N3131 E12959 - N3156 E12849 - N3234 E12825
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180714/2100Z=

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