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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano (Japan), activity update: large explosions

Monday Oct 28, 2013 07:51 AM | BY: T
Eruption from Sakurajima yesterday
Eruption from Sakurajima yesterday
The volcano had at least 6 vulcanian explosions yesterday. The largest (at 08:09 local time this morning) sent an ash plume to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
The following video shows the spectacular activity during the night:
Previous news
Thursday, Oct 24, 2013
Powerful eruptionof Sakurajima on 21 Oct, producing a plume that reached 18,000 ft
A phase of strong explosions during 20-21 Oct culminated with an eruption on 21 Oct that produced an ash plume rising to 18,000 ft (5.4 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). read all
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
After a very productive 12 and 13 October, the volcano has only had smaller explosions since yesterday and often remained almost completely calm for hours, with no ash emissions. ... read all
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
Explosion from Sakurajima early this morning (Tarumizu webcam)
After a couple of days with less violent and less frequent explosions, the volcano stepped up its activity again and produced a series of 6 eruptions yesterday alone, culminating in an explosion that sent an ash plume to 12,000 ft (3.6 km). ... read all
Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
Showa crater of Sakurajima with glow from strombolian activity this evening
The volcano has had less (vulcanian) explosions, but showed near-constant strombolian activity and ash emissions today: read all
 

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