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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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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: occasional vulcanian eruptions (average 2/day), ash reaching 2.7 km altitude

Thursday May 17, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T

During 11-15 May explosive eruptions from Sakura-jima's Showa Crater occurred 9 times and ejected tephra as far as 1.3 km from the crater.
Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that during 9 and 11-15 May explosions produced plumes that rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.7 km (6,000-9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW, S, SE, E, and N. A pilot observed an ash plume on 12 May that rose to an altitude of 2.1 (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E.
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012
JMA reported that during 1-7 May explosive eruptions from Sakura-jima's Showa Crater occurred 17 times and ejected tephra as far as 1.3 km from the crater. ... [meer...]
Thursday, May 03, 2012
During 24 April-1 May explosions from Sakura-jima produced plumes that rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.7 km (6,000-9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted in multiple directions. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
Our friend Richard Roscoe visited Sakurajima volcano from 8-11 April and observed vulcanian eruptions from the Showa crater: www.photovolcanica.com. It was noted that the crater was approximately 20% wider from N to S that in the beginning of 2010. [meer...]
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
Tokyo VAAC reported that during 21-22 March explosions from Sakura-jima produced ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.7 km (6,000-9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE and S. [meer...]
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012
Sakurajima vulkaan op het eiland Kyushu, Japan, steeds actiever dan gewoonlijk op dit moment. Gisteren, een sterkere explosie voorgedaan die produceerde een as kolom komen tot 3 km hoogte (Flight Level 90 = 9.000 voet), die dreven naar het zuiden, zoals de Tokyo VAAC gemeld. ... [meer...]
 

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