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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update: 0-3 weak to moderate vulcanian-style explosions per day, ash clouds up to 3.7 km altitude
Saturday Sep 08, 2012 10:03 AM | DOOR: T
Moderately strong explosions have been occurring at very irregular frequency 0-3 times per day, with a maximum ash cloud altitude at 3.7 km after an explosion on 5 Sep.
Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
JMA reported that during 27-31 August 5 explosive eruptions from Sakura-jima's Showa Crater were detected and ejected tephra as far as 1.3 km from the crater. ...
Sunday, Sep 02, 2012
The volcano had a series of larger than average explosion yesterday (1 Sep) early afternoon (local time) and early today. VAAC Tokyo reports 4 explosions with ash clouds reaching 2.7-3.5 km altitude within 24 hours.
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Only one explosion seems to have occurred in the past 3 days span, at 01:36 am local time yesterday 30 Aug. It was relatively large, though, producing an ash cloud rising to over 3 km altitude.
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
The volcano remains relatively quiet. There were 2 probably weak explosions yesterday, and none so far today.
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