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Saturday, Sep 29, 2012
Ayer marcó otro día muy activo para Sakurajima con no menos de 6 explosiones entre altitudes de penacho de ceniza de 6.000-9.000 pies, Tokio VAAC informes. [Leer más]
 

Sakar volcano erupciones

estratovolcán 992 m / 3,255 ft
Al noreste de Nueva Guinea, Papua Nueva Guinea, -5.41°S / 148.09°E
Lista de erupción: 2009 (?)


2009 probably false eruption report
The Smithsonian / USGS weekly activity report 16 September-22 September 2009 tells about a possible, but unlikely eruption from Sakar volcano in 2009:

"Based on analyses of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 18 September a possible diffuse ash plume from Sakar rose to an altitude of 1.8 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 165 km NW. Four hours later images showed that the volcano was clear; the plume may have been smoke from a fire or steam. RVO was unable to confirm that an eruption had or had not occurred. [Note: The Darwin VAAC later confirmed that an eruption did not occur.]"
 

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