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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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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20190401/0757Z FL070 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 01/0820Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday Apr 01, 2019 09:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  1 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 1 Apr 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 40 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 08:50 UTC, 01/04/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190401/0849Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/117
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20190401/0757Z FL070 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 01/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3137 E13041 - N3128 E13046 - N3125 E13042 -
N3136 E13036 MOV SE 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1420Z SFC/FL040 N2816 E13154 - N2812 E13144 -
N2840 E13127 - N2917 E13129 - N2918 E13138
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2020Z SFC/FL030 N2709 E13127 - N2642 E13120 -

N2605 E13131 - N2602 E13113 - N2627 E13100 - N2709 E13117
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190401/1200Z=

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