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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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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 20180819/0010Z FL060 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 19/0110Z

Sunday Aug 19, 2018 01:45 AM |

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

FVFE01 at 01:36 UTC, 19/08/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180819/0136Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/643
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20180819/0010Z FL060 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 19/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N3147 E13020 - N3147 E13026 - N3139 E13024 -
N3140 E13019 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0710Z SFC/FL060 N3153 E12937 - N3132 E12927 -
N3130 E12915 - N3143 E12912 - N3153 E12921
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20180819/0600Z=

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