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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: ERUPTED AT 20200311/0152Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 11/0220Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wednesday Mar 11, 2020 03:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:48 UTC, 11/03/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200311/0248Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/307
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200311/0152Z FL070 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 11/0220Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3136 E13040 - N3134 E13042 - N3132 E13048 -
N3130 E13051 - N3130 E13043 - N3134 E13038 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/0820Z SFC/FL070 N3031 E13422 - N3006 E13333 -
N3017 E13254 - N3032 E13318
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1420Z SFC/FL050 N2934 E13705 - N2853 E13535 -

N2910 E13447
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200311/0600Z=

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