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Sakurajima vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
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Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima volcano (Japan): exceptionally strong and frequent explosions

Thursday Jul 18, 2013 12:03 PM | DOOR: T

Activity has remained at very high levels, as if the volcano greets the scientific community arriving from all over the world for the 20-24 July IAVCEI conference. During yesterday and the day before, at least 14 explosions were recorded, many of which of moderate to large size with ash plumes up to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
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Explosion from Sakurajima late on 14 July 2013
Monday, Jul 15, 2013
The volcano remains in a state of elevated activity. Ash emission and explosions have been occurring with no break when observed from nearby during the past night: ... [meer...]
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
The volcano remains in a state of elevated activity with frequent ash explosions, although the intensity has decreased a bit compared to some days ago. [meer...]
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013
Strong activity continues. This morning, a relatively large vulcanian-type explosion produced a plume rising to 14,000 ft (4.3 km) altitude. The the volcano continued to emit ash for several hours following the explosion. [meer...]
Tuesday, Jul 09, 2013
A phase of strong activity started last Sunday. Following a week of almost no explosions, a series of relatively strong eruptions has started. On average, 4-5 explosions have occurred per day, with at least 5 stronger ones producing ash plumes to 10-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude. [meer...]
Saturday, Jul 06, 2013
For over a week, no significant explosions have occurred at the volcano. Is it going to "hold its breath" and save power for the upcoming 2013 IVACEI conference in Kagoshima 19-24 July? [meer...]

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