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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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Explosive
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20191101/1120Z FL060 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Friday Nov 01, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 01/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191101/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/375
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20191101/1120Z FL060 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N3050 E13243 - N3036 E13302 - N3027 E13206 -
N3042 E13148 MOV SE 10KT SFC/FL060 N3135 E13040 - N3116 E13020 -
N3121 E13014 - N3137 E13039 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1720Z SFC/FL090 N3023 E13328 - N3004 E13404 -
N2936 E13123 - N3003 E13053 SFC/FL050 N3117 E13011 - N3051 E12939 -
N3104 E12917 - N3133 E12945
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2320Z SFC/FL050 N3129 E12946 - N3101 E12913
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N3106 E12825 - N3153 E12920
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191101/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  1 Nov 2019
Friday, Nov 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 31 Oct 2019
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
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Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
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