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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Saturday Feb 01, 2020 12:15 PM | 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 01/02/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200201/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/157
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3136 E13041 - N3109 E13048 - N3049 E13128 -
N3035 E13105 - N3106 E13037 - N3136 E13038 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1720Z SFC/FL080 N3049 E13143 - N3007 E13218 -
N2945 E13122 - N3135 E13040
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2320Z SFC/FL080 N3114 E13154 - N2940 E13240 -

N2907 E13122 - N3135 E13039
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[FL110] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD

OR HAS DISSIPATED. SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200201/1800Z=

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