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Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sakurajima volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano news

Wed, 16 Sep 2020, 07:24
Gas, steam and ash content from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: JMA)
The activity of the volcano is characterized by occasional ash emissions. ...more read all
Mon, 14 Sep 2020, 23:30
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Sep 2020
Thu, 10 Sep 2020, 08:34
Glow and emissions of gas from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Sakurajima)
Visible glow at night, as can be seen in the image, and near-constant emissions of gas and small amounts of ash suggest continued rise of fresh magma probably accumulating as a lava dome in the inner summit crater. ...more
Fri, 4 Sep 2020, 08:42
Eruption from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. ...more read all
Fri, 4 Sep 2020, 03:45
Thu, 3 Sep 2020, 20:45
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 3 Sep 2020
Fri, 28 Aug 2020, 09:21
Steam emissions from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
The activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by sporadic very small eruptions from Minamidake summit crater. ...more read all
Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 07:45
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 08:53
Double-coloured ash plume from Sakurajima volcano on 9 August (image: JMA)
A new episode of explosive activity of the volcano is likely expected as the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded a relatively strong explosion on 9 August at 05:38 local time. The last eruption occurred on 28 June. ...more read all
Sun, 9 Aug 2020, 06:00
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 Aug 2020

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