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Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
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 news

Sakurajima volcano (Japan): frequent explosions

Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 16:12
16:12 PM | BY: T
The volcano has been comparably active during the past days. Yesterday, 8 vulcanian explosions were reported. Today, an explosion occurred producing a plume rising to 10,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude.
Previous news
Sat, 24 Jan 2015, 11:17
Mild explosive activity from Sakurajima today
An unusually strong explosion occurred yesterday at 20:36 local time. VAAC Tokyo reported an ash plume to 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude. Today, the volcano has been much calmer with only a few smaller eruptions and phases of ash emissions. ... read all
Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 11:02
Ash column from an eruption at Sakurajima yesterday
The volcano remains in a comparably active phase (compared to most of past year), producing 1-5 vulcanian explosions per day. read all
Mon, 5 Jan 2015, 20:35
Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano this morning
The volcano is starting the new year with a phase of comparably intense activity. During the past few days, about 6-8 vulcanian explosions have occurred each day, often with ash plumes exceeding 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ... read all
Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 09:37
Strong, lava-rich explosion of Sakurajima on Friday
The volcano has been relatively active recently. Lava-rich explosions can often be seen even on webcams as the screenshot from an explosion on Friday shows. (see timelapse on facebook / Sakurajima volcano 桜島昭和火口) ... read all
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:32
3 strong explosions occurred during yesterday-today, producing ash plumes that reached up to 16,000 ft (4.8 km) altitude (Tokyo VAAC) ... read all
 

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