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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20200204/2008Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 04/2000Z

Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 20:30
20:30 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 20:18 UTC, 04/02/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200204/2018Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/181
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200204/2008Z FL070 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 04/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL070 280/21KT

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
Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 10:37
A white plume from Sakurajima volcano (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 21 eruptions and 10 explosions detected by the seismic network and 79 volcanic earthquakes and 114 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 29 Jan-3 Feb 2020. Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater. ... read all

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