Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20190301/0309Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 01/0340Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Fri, 1 Mar 2019, 04:15
04:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 35 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 04:09 UTC, 01/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190301/0409Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/67
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA AIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20190301/0309Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 01/0340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N3137 E13039 - N3135 E13046 - N3136 E13052 -
N3131 E13053 - N3131 E13046 - N3133 E13037 MOV E 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0940Z SFC/FL120 N3114 E13444 - N3102 E13503 -
N3047 E13217 - N3116 E13054 - N3129 E13105 - N3058 E13214
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1540Z SFC/FL110 N3051 E13822 - N3044 E13850 -

N3010 E13551 - N2953 E13209 - N3059 E13048 - N3120 E13058 - N3013
E13307
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190301/0600Z=

Previous news

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.