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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: EXPLODED AT 20200130/1900Z FL060 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 30/1850Z

Thursday Jan 30, 2020 19:15 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 19:09 UTC, 30/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200130/1909Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/140
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200130/1900Z FL060 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 30/1850Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL060 320/21KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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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