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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: VA AT 20181120/0730Z FL070 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 20/0730Z

Tuesday Nov 20, 2018 08:00 AM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 20 Nov 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 20 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 07:57 UTC, 20/11/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181120/0757Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/785
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20181120/0730Z FL070 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 20/0730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3137 E13037 - N3137 E13042 - N3121 E13039 -
N3121 E13035 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1330Z SFC/FL060 N3038 E13034 - N3020 E13021 -
N3038 E12956 - N3103 E12957
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1930Z SFC/FL050 N3100 E12940 - N3036 E12935 -

N3041 E12851 - N3119 E12906
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20181120/1200Z=

Previous news
Monday, Nov 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 19 Nov 2018
Monday, Nov 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 16 Nov 2018
Friday, Nov 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash emissions yesterday. Credit: Naoto Yoshidome via Twitter.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
After a lull of a few weeks, typical explosive behaviour has resumed recently, with a particularly-strong explosion on Tuesday. JMA reports that slight deformation (inflation?) had occurred since November 10. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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