Sakurajima volcano, Japan: eruption photos Sep 2013

Powerful strombolian explosion from Sakurajima volcano, Japan, at 13:48 UTC on 27 Sep 2013 (22:48 local time) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian explosion from Sakurajima volcano, Japan, at 13:48 UTC on 27 Sep 2013 (22:48 lo... [info]
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Explosion from Sakurajima (Japan) at 14:54 UTC (27 Sep 2013) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Explosion from Sakurajima (Japan) at 14:54 UTC (27 Sep 2013) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The same eruption two minutes after the start still goes on strong, with much lightning and fountains of lava and ash. Sakurajima volcano, Japan, 27 Sep 2013. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The same eruption two minutes after the start still goes on strong, with much lightning and fountain... [info]
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Ash emissions and weak strombolian activity from the Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash emissions and weak strombolian activity from the Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Explosion at 19:33 (UTC) on 27 Sep (or 04:33 JST on 28 Sep). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Explosion at 19:33 (UTC) on 27 Sep (or 04:33 JST on 28 Sep). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Another explosion shortly before dawn at 20:27 UTC on 27 Sep (05:27 28 Sep local time). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Another explosion shortly before dawn at 20:27 UTC on 27 Sep (05:27 28 Sep local time). (Photo: Tom ... [info]
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Lightning at the base of the ash column with continuing fountains of incandescent lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lightning at the base of the ash column with continuing fountains of incandescent lava. (Photo: Tom ... [info]
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4 minutes after the start, the eruption still goes on with weak fountains of lava visible at the base of the ash column. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
4 minutes after the start, the eruption still goes on with weak fountains of lava visible at the bas... [info]
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Ash venting on the afternoon of 28 Sep. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash venting on the afternoon of 28 Sep. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Eruption column of a powerful vulcanian explosion on the afternoon of 27 Sep. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption column of a powerful vulcanian explosion on the afternoon of 27 Sep. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Violent vulcanian explosion of Sakurajima volcano, Japan, on the evening of 27 Sep 2013 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Violent vulcanian explosion of Sakurajima volcano, Japan, on the evening of 27 Sep 2013 (Photo: Tom ... [info]
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Vulcanian eruption column. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vulcanian eruption column. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash venting before dawn. Southern winds bend the plume towards the north. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash venting before dawn. Southern winds bend the plume towards the north. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash venting from the Showa crater before dawn. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash venting from the Showa crater before dawn. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash venting from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash venting from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Continuous ash venting produces a plume of a few 100 m height, drifting to the north. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Continuous ash venting produces a plume of a few 100 m height, drifting to the north. (Photo: Tom Pf... [info]
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First sunrays illuminate the ash plume from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
First sunrays illuminate the ash plume from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Sakurajima's Showa crater erupting a steady ash column seen in the early morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sakurajima's Showa crater erupting a steady ash column seen in the early morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info]
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Small ash emission from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small ash emission from Showa crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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This cat doesn't seem to mind the ash that often falls near the Sakurajima ferry port (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This cat doesn't seem to mind the ash that often falls near the Sakurajima ferry port (Photo: Tom Pf... [info]
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Ash fall on cars is a daily phenomenon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash fall on cars is a daily phenomenon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Weak eruption at 10:40 (UTC) on 28 Sep (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Weak eruption at 10:40 (UTC) on 28 Sep (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash plume bended over by strong winds. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash plume bended over by strong winds. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Golden morning light on Showa crater emitting an ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Golden morning light on Showa crater emitting an ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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