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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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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 28/1720Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sunday Jul 28, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 28 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 28 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 28/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190728/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/192
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 28/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N3335 E13154 - N3327 E13206 - N3319 E13158 -
N3328 E13150 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/2320Z SFC/FL160 N3435 E13258 - N3357 E13325 -
N3345 E13308 - N3411 E13248 - N3417 E13219
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190729/0000Z=

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