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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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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20190324/0528Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 24/0620Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sunday Mar 24, 2019 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 24 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 24 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:46 UTC, 24/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190324/0646Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/108
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20190324/0528Z FL070 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 24/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3136 E13039 - N3130 E13050 - N3130 E13049 -
N3135 E13039 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1220Z SFC/FL060 N3132 E13200 - N3103 E13243 -
N3110 E13138 - N3132 E13119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1820Z SFC/FL060 N3157 E13306 - N3108 E13413 -

N3139 E13207 - N3156 E13215
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190324/1200Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 18 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 18, 2019
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Monday, Mar 18, 2019
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 17 Mar 2019
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 45 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019
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