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Sakurajima вулкан извержения

ВУЛКАН 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Извержение список: 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


2006-2010 Activity: moderate explosions at 1-5 days intervals

Moderate explosions with typical plume heights of around 2 km occured every 1-5 days during most of 2006-10. In 2009, a slight increase of activity was observed. Plume heights of explosions reached a maximum of 5 km altitude (4 km height).

4 June 2006: first eruption outside the summit crater in 58 years

On 4 June 2006, Sakurajima erupted from a small vent outside the summit crater, near or within the crater which erupted the 1946 (Showa) lava flow on the E slope of Minami-dake summit. The eruption continued intermittently until the next morning.

Activity in 2000-2005

Sakurajima returned to low to medium levels of activity, with 150-200 eruptions per year. Occasional stronger explosions, such as on 7 October 2000, caused eruption columns as tall as 5 km above the crater, abundant ash falls, and damage windshields to cars.

Oct - Dec 1999 eruptions

Vigorous activity began in October 1999, marked by lava fountains and large large amounts of ejected ballistic bombs, blocks and lapilli falling as far as 4 km from the crater.

Activity in the 1990s

Compared to the 1980s, activity remained at lower levels at Sakurajima in the 1990, with explosions often occurring only at intervals of several days. Long pauses in explosive activity characterize the year 1995.

Activity in the 1980s

Explosions continue to occur typically one per day or two. Between 1985 and 1987, the activity produces particularly violent eruptions, peaking in November with 3 powerful explosions that cause much damage to cars and houses by impacting volcanic bombs.

Activity in the 1970s

Sarkurajima's activity was characterized by typically one explosion per day. THe largest eruptions produced plumes up to 4 km high, and on several occasions, landing aircraft at Kagoshima airport were damaged when flying through ash.
The eruptions caused no fatalities, but damaged cars, windows and crops in the immediate area around the volcano.
Wed, 23 Nov 2022, 15:00

Aira volcano (Kyushu, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 16 November-22 November 2022 (Continuing Activity)

JMA reported ongoing eruptive activity at Minamidake Crater (at Aira Caldera's Sakurajima volcano) and nighttime crater incandescence during 14-21 November. Sulfur dioxide emissions were slightly high on 14 November at 1,100 tons per day. Six eruptive events and four explosions (during 15-16 and 20-21 November) produced volcanic plumes that rose as high as 2.2 km above the crater rim and ejected large blocks as far as 900 m from the vent. ... Read all
Tue, 22 Nov 2022, 17:38

Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): vigorous explosion yesterday

Billowing ash plume from the explosion at Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: KTS webcam)
A powerful explosion occurred at the volcano from its Aira caldera at about 13:30 local time yesterday. ... Read all
Here's what a typical moderate explosion looks like (3 Oct 2013 Nov 19:33 GMT, or 4 Oct 04:33 ):
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