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Sakurajima vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Sakurajima vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1955-ongoing, 1954(?), 1950, 1948, 1946, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1935, 1914-15, 1899(?), 1860, 1799, 1797, 1794, 1792, 1791, 1790, 1785, 1783, 1782, 1779-81, 1756, 1749, 1742, 1706, 1678, 1670(?), 1642, 1478, 1471-76, 1468, 778, 766, 764, 716-18, 712(?), 708
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Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Friday Oct 23, 2015 05:12 AM | DOOR: T

The volcano has been relatively calm during the past weeks. JMA reported small explosions at the Showa crater during 13-16 October.
The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a 5-level scale).
Vorig nieuws
Eruption from Sakurajima volcano this morning
Friday, Sep 04, 2015
After 3 weeks with almost no or no significant explosions, the volcano seems to be back in its typical state of activity that has been going on for years (but been quite elevated during the past years in comparison): intermittent small to moderately sized vulcanian-type explosions from the Showa crater have resumed since 1 Sep, producing ash plumes that rose to heights of 5-9,000 ft (1.5 - 2.7 km) altitude. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Sep 03, 2015
The alert level was downgraded back to 3 (out of 5) last Tuesday as signs of unrest and the risk of a sudden major explosion have decreased. ... [meer...]
Monday, Aug 24, 2015
The likelihood of a feared larger eruption seems to be decreasing as the volcano has slowly been resuming small explosive activity and shots of the crater show the presence of fresh lava. ... [meer...]
The blocked Showa crater of Sakurajima (image: Asahi Shimbun)
Friday, Aug 21, 2015
According to Japanese scientists, the scenario of a major eruption at the volcano is becoming more and more likely. The Asahi Shimbun news agency sent a drone to photograph the crater, confirming that a flat dome is currently blocking the conduit. ... [meer...]
Sakurajima's lava dome inside Showa crater
Friday, Aug 21, 2015
A pancake-shaped flat dome of lava has been detected inside the Showa summit crater. This type of dome is typical for moderately viscous and gas-poor lava (typically andesitic composition) extruded at subduction-zone stratovolcanoes. ... [meer...]

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