Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima volcano (Japan), activity update: strong explosions and near constant ash emissions

Sun, 24 Nov 2013, 09:14
09:14 AM | BY: T
Explosion from Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu MBC webcam)
Explosion from Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu MBC webcam)
The same eruption seen from Kagoshima (MBC webcam)
The same eruption seen from Kagoshima (MBC webcam)
After a short phase of weaker activity, the volcano began to erupt more violently yesterday with a series of powerful explosions that sent ash plumes up to 15,000 ft (4,5 km). Near-constant ash emissions have been taking place from the Showa crater.

Previous news

Fri, 22 Nov 2013, 09:36
The past days have been relatively calm at the volcano with only infrequent and smaller explosions and less ash emission, compared to the intense phase of activity during 13-15 November. ... Read all
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