Sakurajima volcano news
Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update
Tuesday Dec 10, 2013 23:21 PM | DOOR: T
Activity in the past few days has been comparably low. No significant explosions have been registered for 2 days. The latest stronger explosions occurred during 5-6 December.
Assuming it continues to follow its apparent roughly weekly rhythm of alternating stronger and weaker activity, some stronger explosions can be expected to break the "silence" soon.
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
After about a week with fewer (and on some days no) recorded explosions, a new surge of stronger activity began yesterday. A vulcanian explosion this morning produced an ash plume rising to 11,000 ft (3.4 km) altitude. [meer...]
Saturday, Nov 30, 2013
Activity seems to increase and decrease in cycles of approximately a week's length. After the series of stronger explosions on 24-25 Nov, the past days have been calmer with fewer and less intense explosions (1-2 per day, ash plumes to 8,000 ft). [meer...]
Sunday, Nov 24, 2013
Na een korte fase van zwakkere activiteit, de vulkaan begon te uitbarsten meer heftig gisteren met een reeks van krachtige explosies die verzonden ash verontreinigingspluimen maximaal 15.000 ft (4,5 km). In de buurt van constante as emissies hebben plaatsgevonden van de Showa-krater. ... [meer...]
Friday, Nov 22, 2013
The past days have been relatively calm at the volcano with only infrequent and smaller explosions and less ash emission, compared to the intense phase of activity during 13-15 November. [meer...]
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013
VAAC Tokyo reports continuous ash emissions and some relatively large explosions with plumes reaching 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude last evening. [meer...]