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Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Monday Jan 28, 2013 14:32 PM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

Small to moderately sized explosions continue at relatively high frequency (up to 5-6 per day), with ash plumes rising 5-10,000 ft (1.5-3 km).
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
The volcano remains quite active, with an elevated number of explosions. Yesterday (22 Jan), there were at least 5 with ash plumes reaching 6-9000 ft (1.8-2.7 km). This is a lot considering the long-term average of 1-2 per day. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
The volcano continues to produce small to moderate explosions at relatively high frequency of 3-4 per day. Ash plumes have been in the range of 6-9,000 ft (1.8-2.7 km). [more]
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2013
The volcano has been relatively constant in its activity during the past days, having 2-3 "normal" small to moderate vulcanian explosions a day. Ash plumes reached elevations between 6-8,000 ft (1.8-2.4 km) altitude. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013
Sakurajima started the new year with at least 4 explosions, producing ash plumes up to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude during 1-2 Jan. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013
Sakurajima started the new year with at least 4 explosions, producing ash plumes up to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude during 1-2 Jan. [more]

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