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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:
Explosive
Last earthquakes nearby

Sakurajima volcano news

Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 17:43
The volcano remains highly active, producing regularly 5-10 or even more vulanian-type explosions on a daily basis. A few hours ago, JMA recorded the 650th this year alone.
Fri, 29 May 2015, 08:01
After having been comparably calm the past days, the volcano started a series of strong explosions this morning. Ash plumes rose to reported 14,20,000 ft altitude. ...more
Fri, 22 May 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015, 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.

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