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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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Explosive
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Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20200220/1334Z FL090 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 20/1410Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Thursday Feb 20, 2020 14:45 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 14:38 UTC, 20/02/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200220/1438Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/265
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200220/1334Z FL090 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 20/1410Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N3125 E13014 - N3049 E13030 - N3032 E13042 -
N3023 E13030 - N3035 E13002 - N3118 E12955 MOV SW 15KT SFC/FL090
N3138 E13042 - N3125 E13046 - N3125 E13036 - N3137 E13036 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2010Z SFC/FL090 N3029 E13028 - N2933 E13040 -
N2932 E13005 - N3034 E12857 - N3120 E12855 - N3126 E12925 SFC/FL080
N3041 E13055 - N3025 E13056 - N3030 E13034 - N3138 E12929 - N3157
E12958
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0210Z SFC/FL070 N3053 E13020 - N3036 E13020
-
N3136 E12856 - N3230 E12829 - N3248 E12844 - N3250 E12935
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200220/1800Z=

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