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List of explosions from Sakurajima in 2017

Date and time (UTC) Time UTC Elevation of ash cloud Source   
 (Japan time JST = UTC+09:00)    
24 Dec 19:14 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
23 Dec 03:40 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
22 Dec 00:57 (ash plume obs.) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
09 Dec 04:52 (ash plume obs.) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 04:40 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
04 Dec 09:45 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
27 Nov 07:37 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
15 Nov 23:50 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
14 Nov 14:43 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 01:00 (ash plume obs.) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 00:55 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
13 Nov 13:07 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
07 Nov 01:25 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
31 Oct 03:21 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
29 Oct 21:50 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
13 Oct 00:12 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
12 Oct 16:29 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 01:29 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
11 Oct 17:17 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
10 Oct 22:31 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 09:50 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 05:34 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
08 Oct 13:07 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 03:45 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 02:58 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
07 Oct 08:41 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
05 Oct 02:03 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
04 Oct 21:50 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
03 Oct 19:54 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 17:06 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 07:30 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
01 Oct 12:35 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
 12:35 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 11:31 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 00:51 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
30 Sep 21:26 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
28 Sep 15:55 (explosion) 12.000 ft (3.7 km) VAAC  
 15:55 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
23 Sep 19:45 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
20 Sep 00:16 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
19 Sep 20:56 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 17:30 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
19 Sep 10:51 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 08:30 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 06:19 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 05:21 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
18 Sep 01:02 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
17 Sep 21:50 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
14 Sep 21:22 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 12:40 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 06:41 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
13 Sep 07:59 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
 05:14 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 03:59 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 00:21 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
12 Sep 18:51 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 09:27 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 04:04 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 02:58 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
11 Sep 22:26 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
 07:15 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
 02:49 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
10 Sep 06:07 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 03:07 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
09 Sep 16:34 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 16:34 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 09:11 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 08:04 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 06:43 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
08 Sep 20:41 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 18:50 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 17:18 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 16:56 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 14:23 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 13:07 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
08 Sep 01:13 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
07 Sep 21:59 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 21:41 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 21:41 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 08:48 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
06 Sep 16:37 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
06 Sep 07:36 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 07:20 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 07:20 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 05:01 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 00:49 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
05 Sep 21:15 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 13:23 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 09:52 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 05:46 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 05:09 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 04:54 (ash plume obs.) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 01:25 (ash plume obs.) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
04 Sep 07:59 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
03 Sep 22:40 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 22:23 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
02 Sep 23:02 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
02 Sep 05:51 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
01 Sep 08:23 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 07:12 (ash plume obs.) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 07:05 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
31 Aug 16:41 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
28 Aug 05:03 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
26 Aug 08:34 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
24 Aug 16:06 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
 10:42 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
23 Aug 22:54 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
 19:30 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
 16:01 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
 13:44 (explosion) unknown VAAC  
 10:20 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
22 Aug 22:50 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
20 Aug 02:58 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
19 Aug 23:30 (ash plume obs.) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
19 Aug 15:39 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
19 Aug 03:04 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 01:08 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
18 Aug 20:03 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 12:27 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 12:13 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 10:06 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 05:56 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
18 Aug 02:06 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 01:11 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
17 Aug 10:46 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 10:10 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
16 Aug 12:28 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 09:50 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 07:32 (ash plume obs.) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 00:58 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
14 Aug 05:46 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 02:27 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 02:27 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
13 Aug 19:59 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
13 Aug 13:20 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 12:02 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
12 Aug 23:56 (ash plume obs.) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 21:25 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
0Z Feb VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
12 Aug 15:35 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 03:19 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 01:26 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 00:00 (ash plume obs.) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
11 Aug 20:08 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 15:19 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 11:58 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 05:09 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 01:32 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
25 Jul 04:51 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
02 Jul 10:48 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 04:35 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
01 Jul 19:01 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 12:30 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 08:19 (ash plume obs.) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 05:07 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
29 Jun 05:21 (ash plume obs.) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
27 Jun 09:11 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
15 Jun 03:08 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
10 Jun 00:52 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
08 Jun 09:43 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
06 Jun 07:32 (ash plume obs.) 4.000 ft (1.2 km) VAAC  
05 Jun 22:58 (ash plume obs.) 15.000 ft (4.6 km) VAAC  
 22:56 (explosion) 14.000 ft (4.3 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
04 Jun 05:14 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
02 Jun 01:46 (ash plume obs.) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 01:42 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
01 Jun 18:51 (explosion) 13.000 ft (4 km) VAAC  
 00:36 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
31 May 23:30 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
29 May 02:34 (explosion) 14.000 ft (4.3 km) VAAC  
 00:53 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z Feb VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
27 May 16:07 (explosion) 13.000 ft (4 km) VAAC  
 02:44 (ash plume obs.) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
26 May 22:24 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 21:44 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
25 May 16:45 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 07:11 (explosion) 13.000 ft (4 km) VAAC  
 05:35 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 01:50 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 00:06 (ash plume obs.) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
 00:06 (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
24 May 18:23 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
 12:54 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 12:25 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
23 May 15:53 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 12:18 (explosion) 14.000 ft (4.3 km) VAAC  
22 May 09:55 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
21 May 13:52 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 08:48 (ash plume obs.) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
19 May 02:37 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
18 May 14:56 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
18 May 00:29 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
17 May 19:35 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
17 May 14:02 (explosion) 13.000 ft (4 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
17 May 06:46 (explosion) 12.000 ft (3.7 km) VAAC  
 06:26 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 00:37 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
16 May 07:28 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
15 May 19:13 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
 11:34 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
14 May 04:50 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
 01:10 (ash plume obs.) 4.000 ft (1.2 km) VAAC  
13 May 10:14 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
12 May 04:12 (explosion) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
08 May 04:36 (ash plume obs.) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
07 May 02:08 (explosion) 14.000 ft (4.3 km) VAAC  
 02:08 (explosion) 11.000 ft (3.4 km) VAAC  
05 May 03:13 (explosion) 12.000 ft (3.7 km) VAAC  
03 May 14:16 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
Y.  VA: I (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
02 May 00:10 (ash plume obs.) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
01 May 18:20 (explosion) 16.000 ft (4.9 km) VAAC  
30 Apr 17:57 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
30 Apr 09:54 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
 07:25 (ash plume obs.) 5.000 ft (1.5 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
29 Apr 17:23 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
29 Apr 09:09 (explosion) 12.000 ft (3.7 km) VAAC  
 05:54 (ash plume obs.) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 05:34 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 03:21 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
28 Apr 17:23 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
28 Apr 15:11 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
0Z Oct VA: E (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
28 Apr 06:01 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
 05:31 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 03:49 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 02:01 (explosion) 14.000 ft (4.3 km) VAAC  
 02:01 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
27 Apr 23:01 (explosion) 7.000 ft (2.1 km) VAAC  
 09:18 (explosion) 10.000 ft (3.1 km) VAAC  
25 Apr 20:11 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
0Z Dec VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
0Z  VA: C (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
04 Apr 01:02 (explosion) 8.000 ft (2.4 km) VAAC  
25 Mar 13:28 (explosion) 9.000 ft (2.7 km) VAAC  
 09:03 (explosion) 6.000 ft (1.8 km) VAAC  
0Z  VA: D (ash plume obs.) unknown VAAC  
 

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