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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: 08/0520Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Friday Nov 08, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 08/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191108/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/434
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 08/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3135 E13041 - N3120 E13146 - N3046 E13108 -
N3133 E13039 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1120Z SFC/FL100 N3129 E13301 - N3018 E13113 -
N3113 E13018 - N3137 E13035
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1720Z SFC/FL100 N3157 E13403 - N2928 E13052 -

N3046 E12955 - N3144 E13043 - N3132 E13135
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20191108/1200Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  7 Nov 2019
Thursday, Nov 07, 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 S direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 06, 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 5 kts in S direction. ... [more]

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