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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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Explosive
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 01/0520Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Saturday Feb 01, 2020 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  1 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 1 Feb 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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 01/02/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200201/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/153
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 01/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3112 E13105 - N3104 E13126 - N3048 E13110 -
N3101 E13053 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1120Z SFC/FL080 N2949 E13307 - N2935 E13242 -
N2942 E13201 - N3001 E13134 - N3016 E13142
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200201/1200Z=

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