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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 CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 08/1120Z to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Friday Nov 08, 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 08/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191108/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/437
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 08/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N3130 E13100 - N3117 E13114 - N3135 E13145 -
N3201 E13206 - N3202 E13158 - N3141 E13140 - N3143 E13122 MOV E 25KT

SFC/FL090 N3059 E13155 - N3048 E13238 - N3040 E13146 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1720Z SFC/FL220 N3424 E13750 - N3241 E13553 -
N3049 E13047 - N3135 E13106 - N3236 E13425 SFC/FL100 N3122 E13330 -
N2950 E13207 - N2953 E13134 - N3041 E13138 - N3115 E13229
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/2320Z SFC/FL220 N3624 E14300 - N3638 E14426 -

N3415 E14027 - N2955 E13034 - N3131 E13126 - N3245 E13433 - N3407
E13854
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA[FL090] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20191108/1800Z=

Previous news
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (image: @volcanohull / public domain)
Friday, Nov 08, 2019
The activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past few weeks, in particular since the end of October. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 08, 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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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