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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: ERUPTED AT 20200129/2346Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 30/0050Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Thursday Jan 30, 2020 01:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 30 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 30 Jan 2020
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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:19 UTC, 30/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200130/0118Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/132
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200129/2346Z FL090 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 30/0050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3138 E13038 - N3139 E13048 - N3146 E13058 -
N3142 E13101 - N3132 E13048 - N3134 E13038 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0650Z SFC/FL100 N3205 E13322 - N3058 E13210 -
N3101 E13155 - N3138 E13204 - N3205 E13305
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1250Z SFC/FL110 N3155 E13536 - N2954 E13358 -

N3000 E13302 - N3051 E13344 - N3147 E13506
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200130/0600Z=

Previous news
An ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Tarumizu City)
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 15 eruptions and 12 explosions detected by the seismic network and 49 volcanic earthquakes and 27 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 24-27 January 2020. Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater. ... [more]

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