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Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
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Sakurajima volcano (Japan): strong and frequent explosions, ash plumes up to 16,000 ft

Saturday Apr 25, 2015 08:44 AM | DOOR: T

Ash plume from Sakurajima this morning
Ash plume from Sakurajima this morning
Strong vulcanian explosions have been occurring at the volcano, which remains in a state of elevated activity.
During the past 48 hours, at least 17 explosions with ash plumes up to 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude occurred. This approaches the record levels of activity observed during the summer 2013.
Vorig nieuws
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
The volcano has been very active recently. Vulcanian-type explosions have been frequent (2-8 per day) and often relatively large. ... [meer...]
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
The volcano is currently in a very active phase. During the past 24 hours alone, at least 14 vulcanian explosions occurred, the largest of which produced ash plumes that rose to 11-13,000 ft (3-4 km) altitude. [meer...]
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
The volcano remains in a very active phase with 5-10 daily explosions. An eruption on 16 March produced an ash plume to 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude, i.e. rising approx. 3 km above the Showa crater. [meer...]
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
The volcano continues to produce frequent strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions, often accompanied by long-lasting periods of ash emissions. ... [meer...]
Ash plume from Sakurajima this morning drifting east
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
The volcano has had at least 7 explosions during the past 24 hours, including 3 which produced ash plumes to 10-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude. Most ash drifted to easterly directions, causing lots of light ash fall in that sector. [meer...]

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