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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Friday Jan 10, 2020 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 10 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 10 Jan 2020
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 12:00 UTC, 10/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200110/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/24
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 10/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3136 E13039 - N3141 E13042 - N3123 E13134 -
N3110 E13132 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL080 N3120 E13302 - N3101 E13256 -
N3056 E13056 - N3141 E13018 - N3159 E13047
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/2320Z SFC/FL080 N3118 E13452 - N3059 E13449 -

N3113 E13318 - N3041 E13203 - N3055 E13029 - N3148 E13032 - N3207
E13145
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200110/1800Z=

Previous news
Friday, Jan 10, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 09, 2020
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. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  8 Jan 2020
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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