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Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20210827/0015Z FL110 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 27/0020Z to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Fri, 27 Aug 2021, 00:45
00:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 27 Aug 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 27 Aug 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:40 UTC, 27/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210827/0040Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/806
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20210827/0015Z FL110 EXTD N
OBS VA DTG: 27/0020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N2934 E12948 - N2941 E12946 - N2957 E12920 -
N2949 E12916 - N2945 E12933 - N2938 E12943 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0620Z SFC/FL130 N3058 E12901 - N3048 E12927 -
N2939 E13001 - N2933 E12942 - N3021 E12857
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1220Z SFC/FL130 N3133 E13014 - N3027 E12950 -

N2935 E13019 - N2932 E12944 - N3057 E12905 - N3156 E12934
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA HEIGHT UPDATED TO FL110 BASED ON GROUND REPORT.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210827/0600Z=

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stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands (Japan), 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Suwanose-jima volcano eruptions:
2004 (Oct) - ongoing: intermittent strombolian-type activity
Since 1949: essentially continuous activity
2000 (Dec) - Jul 2004 (Jul): strombolian activity, 1999 (Jan-Feb, June), 1996 (Dec) - 1997 (Apr), 1949-96, 1940, 1938, 1934 (?), 1925, 1921-22, 1915 (?), 1914 (?), 1889, 1885, 1884, 1877, 1813-14 (sub-plinian Bunka eruption), around 1600 AD (large explosive eruption)
Typical eruption style
explosive, strombolian
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