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Sakurajima vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update: moderate vulcanian explosions, ash plumes to 3 km altitude

Thursday Aug 09, 2012 06:01 AM | DOOR: T

2 moderately large explosions occurred at Sakurajima early today. The events since last update listed by VAAC Tokyo:
9 Aug 02:56 GMT - ash to 10,000 ft (3 km)
9 Aug 00:07 GMT - ash to 10,000 ft (3 km)
8 Aug 19:21 GMT - ash to 6,000 ft (1.8 km)
Vorig nieuws
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
JMA reported that during 30 July-3 August three explosions from Sakura-jima's Showa Crater ejected tephra as far as 800 m from the crater. A small explosion from Minami-dake Crater occurred on 31 July. Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that explosions during 1 and 3-7 July often produced plumes that rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.1 km (6,000-7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW, W, and NW. [meer...]
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
Vulcanian-type explosions continue at various frequency (0-2 per day) and intensity. Activity has dropped to lower levels than during most of the previous months. VAAC Tokyo reports the following ash clouds for 6 and 7 Aug. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Aug 04, 2012
The rate and intensity of explosions have dropped over the past days. Only two small eruptions have occurred at 21:06 and 03:19 UTC on 3 Aug producing ash clouds rising to 1.5-1.8 km altitude [meer...]
Sakurajima volcano in eruption - Photo of the Month 2012 by Richard Roscoe
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012
We congratulate Richard to his image from Sakurajima volcano in Japan selected as Photo of the Month Aug 2012 and congratulate him with a 100 EUR voucher. [meer...]
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012
A few new explosions have occurred at the volcano in the past 2 days (1-2 per day), but smaller than some of the larger bursts in previous weeks. Reported ash cloud altitudes of the last eruptions were about 2 km. [meer...]

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