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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 5 Nov 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 05/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191105/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/405
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3136 E13041 - N3139 E13103 - N3128 E13122 -
N3123 E13118 - N3132 E13102 - N3134 E13040 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0520Z SFC/FL080 N3124 E13155 - N3110 E13208 -
N3056 E13117 - N3106 E13040 - N3133 E13034
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1120Z SFC/FL080 N3039 E13245 - N3020 E13057 -

N3042 E13019 - N3134 E13034 - N3054 E13236
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191105/0600Z=

Previous news
Monday, Nov 04, 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 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  4 Nov 2019
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Monday, Nov 04, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019
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