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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

Monday Jul 07, 2014 17:02 PM | BY: T

Eruption of Sakurajima Sunday morning (local time)
Eruption of Sakurajima Sunday morning (local time)
The volcano had a busy weekend with at least 6 explosions during 48 hours. The largest produced an ash plume to 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude.
Previous news
Ash plume hovering over the southeastern sector of Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu webcam)
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014
A stronger phase of activity is occurring at the volcano. During the past 24 hours, 4 vulcanian-type explosions were registered, ejecting ash plumes to up to 13,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude. ... [more]
Eruption at Sakurajima this morning
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014
Activity at the volcano continues to be elevated. However, the rhythm of Sakurajima's typical vulcanian-type explosions (all from the Showa crater) has been very irregular recently and averages about 1-2 per day. ... [more]
Eruption of Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu City webcam)
Friday, May 23, 2014
Following a week with no recorded vulcanian explosions, two relatively strong ones occurred this morning, producing ash plumes that rose to 11-12,000 ft (3.3-3.6 km) altitude. Since then, the Showa crater has been constantly venting ash. ... [more]
Ash plume from an explosion at Sakurajima early on 10 May
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
After a series of powerful explosions on 10 May, which produced ash plumes up to 18,000 ft (5.5 km) altitude, the volcano has been quieter again over the past days. [more]
Monday, Apr 28, 2014
After a calm week during 12-20 April, the volcano is back with its typical average of 1-2 daily vulcanian explosions. Ash plumes have ranged from reaching 5-10,000 ft (1.5-3 km) altitude. [more]

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