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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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Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update: 0-3 weak to moderate vulcanian-style explosions per day, ash clouds up to 3.7 km altitude

Saturday Sep 08, 2012 10:03 AM | BY: T

Moderately strong explosions have been occurring at very irregular frequency 0-3 times per day, with a maximum ash cloud altitude at 3.7 km after an explosion on 5 Sep.
Previous news
Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
JMA reported that during 27-31 August 5 explosive eruptions from Sakura-jima's Showa Crater were detected and ejected tephra as far as 1.3 km from the crater. ... [more]
Sunday, Sep 02, 2012
The volcano had a series of larger than average explosion yesterday (1 Sep) early afternoon (local time) and early today. VAAC Tokyo reports 4 explosions with ash clouds reaching 2.7-3.5 km altitude within 24 hours. [more]
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Only one explosion seems to have occurred in the past 3 days span, at 01:36 am local time yesterday 30 Aug. It was relatively large, though, producing an ash cloud rising to over 3 km altitude. [more]
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
The volcano remains relatively quiet. There were 2 probably weak explosions yesterday, and none so far today. [more]

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