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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
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Sakurajima volcano (Japan), activity update: large explosions

Monday Oct 28, 2013 07:51 AM | BY: T

Eruption from Sakurajima yesterday
Eruption from Sakurajima yesterday
The volcano had at least 6 vulcanian explosions yesterday. The largest (at 08:09 local time this morning) sent an ash plume to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
The following video shows the spectacular activity during the night:
Previous news
Powerful eruptionof Sakurajima on 21 Oct, producing a plume that reached 18,000 ft
Thursday, Oct 24, 2013
A phase of strong explosions during 20-21 Oct culminated with an eruption on 21 Oct that produced an ash plume rising to 18,000 ft (5.4 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). ... [more]
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
After a very productive 12 and 13 October, the volcano has only had smaller explosions since yesterday and often remained almost completely calm for hours, with no ash emissions. [more]
Explosion from Sakurajima early this morning (Tarumizu webcam)
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
After a couple of days with less violent and less frequent explosions, the volcano stepped up its activity again and produced a series of 6 eruptions yesterday alone, culminating in an explosion that sent an ash plume to 12,000 ft (3.6 km). ... [more]
Showa crater of Sakurajima with glow from strombolian activity this evening
Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
The volcano has had less (vulcanian) explosions, but showed near-constant strombolian activity and ash emissions today: ... [more]

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