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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
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): sporadic ash emissions

Wednesday Sep 16, 2020 07:24 AM | BY: MARTIN
Gas, steam and ash content from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: JMA)
Gas, steam and ash content from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: JMA)
The activity of the volcano is characterized by occasional ash emissions.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)and Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) detected emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content yesterday. The plumes rose 3,280 ft (1,000 m) above the summit crater and were dispersed towards the east direction.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 16 September 2020
Previous news
Thursday, Sep 10, 2020
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. read all
Friday, Sep 04, 2020
Eruption from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. ... read all

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