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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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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: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 23/0820Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Thursday May 23, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 23 May 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 23 May 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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 23/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190523/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/166
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 23/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N2943 E13248 - N2944 E13308 - N2938 E13306 -
N2936 E13247 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1420Z SFC/FL080 N2857 E13326 - N2804 E13342 -
N2747 E13301 - N2858 E13311
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL080] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD

OR HAS DISSIPATED.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190523/1200Z=

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