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stratovulkaan 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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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(?), 708Typical eruption style:
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Sakurajima volcano news
Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update
Friday Feb 12, 2016 11:53 AM | DOOR: T
Ash plume from an eruption at Sakurajima this morning
The volcano continues to produce small to moderate vulcanian explosions at rates of a few per day, typically.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
It seems that the volcano is back to its typical activity of intermittent explosions at irregular intervals mostly ranging between few hours or even days. Following the explosion on 5 Feb, several others, mostly weaker ones, have occurred during the past days. Ash plumes recorded rose to 5-10,000 ft (1.5-3 km) altitude. ...
Friday, Feb 05, 2016
After several months of unusual calm, the volcano had a moderately strong vulcanian explosion from the Showa crater this morning. An ash plume rose to approx. 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ...
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015
Activity at the volcano remains comparably low. During 2-6 November, only two small-scale eruptions occurred at the Showa Crater. Alert level is kept at 3 out of 5.
Friday, Nov 06, 2015
Activity remains low. Only small-scale explosions occurred during the past weeks from the Showa crater. The Alert Level remains at 3 (out of 5).
Friday, Oct 23, 2015
The volcano has been relatively calm during the past weeks. JMA reported small explosions at the Showa crater during 13-16 October. ...
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Kelut volcano photos
: A new lava dome grew inside the crater lake during the effusive eruption in late 2007, replacing most of the lake. Watch the birth of a new mountain!
Volcanic crisis at Sakurajima - updates
: A strong earthquake swarm and increased inflation were detected in August 2015 and triggered authorities to raise the alert level, as volcanologists think that a larger eruption could follow. News and updates on the events can be found on this page.