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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E

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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:
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Sat, 25 Apr 09:44
Ash plume from Sakurajima this morning
Strong vulcanian explosions have been occurring at the volcano, which remains in a state of elevated activity. ...more
Wed, 22 Apr 10:52
The volcano has been very active recently. Vulcanian-type explosions have been frequent (2-8 per day) and often relatively large. ...more
Fri, 27 Mar 19:14
The volcano is currently in a very active phase. During the past 24 hours alone, at least 14 vulcanian explosions occurred, the largest of which produced ash plumes that rose to 11-13,000 ft (3-4 km) altitude.
Wed, 18 Mar 08:08
The volcano remains in a very active phase with 5-10 daily explosions. An eruption on 16 March produced an ash plume to 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude, i.e. rising approx. 3 km above the Showa crater.
Wed, 11 Mar 11:41
The volcano continues to produce frequent strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions, often accompanied by long-lasting periods of ash emissions. ...more
Wed, 4 Mar 15:47
Ash plume from Sakurajima this morning drifting east
The volcano has had at least 7 explosions during the past 24 hours, including 3 which produced ash plumes to 10-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude. Most ash drifted to easterly directions, causing lots of light ash fall in that sector.
Thu, 19 Feb 18:11
36 explosions occurred from Showa Crater during 9-13 February and ejected tephra as far as 1,300 m. ...more [read all]
Fri, 13 Feb 16:12
The volcano has been comparably active during the past days. Yesterday, 8 vulcanian explosions were reported. Today, an explosion occurred producing a plume rising to 10,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude.
Sat, 24 Jan 11:17
Mild explosive activity from Sakurajima today
An unusually strong explosion occurred yesterday at 20:36 local time. VAAC Tokyo reported an ash plume to 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude. Today, the volcano has been much calmer with only a few smaller eruptions and phases of ash emissions.
Tue, 20 Jan 11:02
Ash column from an eruption at Sakurajima yesterday
The volcano remains in a comparably active phase (compared to most of past year), producing 1-5 vulcanian explosions per day. ...more
Mon, 5 Jan 20:35
Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano this morning
The volcano is starting the new year with a phase of comparably intense activity. During the past few days, about 6-8 vulcanian explosions have occurred each day, often with ash plumes exceeding 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ...more [read all]

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