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Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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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(?), 708Typical eruption style:
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): weekly volcanic activity report 2-6 Apr 2020
Tuesday Apr 07, 2020 08:48 AM | BY: MARTIN
Glow from Sakurajima volcano (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported during 2-6 Apr 2020 15 explosions
that occured at the Minamidake summit crater.
Blocks were ejected as far as 1,968 ft-2,952 ft (600 m-900 m)
away from Minamidake summit crater. Ash plumes reached 12,460 ft (3,800 m)
Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater.
The seismic station records 35 volcanic earthquakes and 23 tremors associated with the eruption. The inclinometer and extensometer indicate that the volcano is uplifted and expanded. There is a slight fluctuation.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the craters.Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 7 April 2020
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