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Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
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Sakurajima volcano (Japan): elevated activity, many explosions
Tuesday May 12, 2015 19:13 PM | DOOR: T
Eruption plume from Sakurajima this evening
The volcano remains in a very active state, with up to 10 or more vulcanian-type explosions occurring per day (see list
Ash plumes from these eruptions have been rising to 9-15,000 ft (2.7-4.5 km) altitude.
Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Strong activity continues from the volcano. This morning (14:24 local time), an explosion at the Showa crater sent a plume to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude that drifted north. ... Lees alle
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Strong vulcanian explosions have been occurring at the volcano, which remains in a state of elevated activity. Lees alle
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. Lees alle
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. ... Lees alle
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. ... Lees alle
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