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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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| ReportsSakurajima volcano videosSakurajima volcano books | ToursSakurajima 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(?), 708Typical eruption style:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearby
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Sakurajima volcano news
Thu, 13 Aug 2009, 07:56
Eruptions and explosions from Sakura-jima during 5-11 August produced plumes that rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.7 km.
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 13:13
During 28 February-1 March explosions were reported from Showa Crater ejecting bombs that landed as far away as 1.3 km. Also deformation was detected and further eruptions on 3 March.
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 23:02
The Tokyo VAAC reported that on 9 January there was an eruption at Sakura-jima that produced a ash plume.
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