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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
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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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): moderate explosion

Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 08:22
08:22 AM | BY: MARTIN
Explosive eruption at Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Sakurajima webcam)
Explosive eruption at Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Sakurajima webcam)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that vulcanian activity continues from the crater producing frequent moderate ash emissions.
An ash plume reached 9,400 ft (2,865 m) altitude and drifted SE.
Increasingly larger plume rising from the crater can be seen in the image.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 4 November 2020
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