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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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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20200109/0430Z 15NM SE OF RJFK FL080 EXTD SE to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Thursday Jan 09, 2020 05:15 AM | BY: VN

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

FVFE01 at 05:09 UTC, 09/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200109/0508Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/19
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA AIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20200109/0430Z 15NM SE OF RJFK FL080 EXTD SE

REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 09/0440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3136 E13041 - N3129 E13056 - N3120 E13048 -
N3135 E13038 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1040Z SFC/FL070 N3031 E13339 - N3019 E13347 -
N3009 E13247 - N3016 E13140 - N3042 E13203
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1640Z SFC/FL060 N2929 E13540 - N2915 E13543 -

N2922 E13214 - N2956 E13300 - N2937 E13406
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200109/0900Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  8 Jan 2020
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
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Explosion from Sakurajima´s Showa crater on 5 January (image: Tarumizu City)
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 3 eruptions and 1 explosion detected by the seismic network and 21 volcanic earthquakes and 9 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 3-6 January 2020. Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
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