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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
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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: ERUPTED AT 20200306/1957Z FL080 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 06/1950Z

Friday Mar 06, 2020 20:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  6 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 6 Mar 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 20:05 UTC, 06/03/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200306/2005Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/306
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200306/1957Z FL080 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 06/1950Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080 240/14KT

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
Glow and white plume from the Sakurajima´s crater (image: JMA)
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 2 explosions that rose approx. 3,280 ft-4,265 ft (1,000 m-1,300 m) above the summit. ... [more]
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
The volcano has been very active during the past days. Yesterday, 3 explosions occurred that produced ash plumes that rose up to 12,000 ft (4 km) altitude. ... [more]

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