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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 videos
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:
Explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
Fri, 22 May 08:03
Strong explosion at Sakurajima yesterday
A peak of activity occurred yesterday, with two strong explosions that produced ash plums that rose to 17,000 ft / 5 km altitude. ...more [read all]
Wed, 20 May 02:14
Strong eruption from Sakurajima at 17:32 local time on 17 May, welcoming us on arrival
After a very busy 17 May, with several strong explosions sending ash plumes to up to 16,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude, the volcano has been relatively calm during 18 and most of 19 May. ...more
Tue, 12 May 20:13
Eruption plume from Sakurajima this evening
The volcano remains in a very active state, with up to 10 or more vulcanian-type explosions occurring per day (see list). ...more
Mon, 27 Apr 09:36
Ash plume from Sakurajima's explosion this morning
Strong activity continues from the volcano. This morning (14:24 local time), an explosion at the Showa crater sent a plume to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude that drifted north.
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.

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