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Sakurajima volcano (Japan): activity summary 9-17 February - continuing moderate to strong explosions
Thursday Feb 19, 2015 18:11 PM | BY: T
36 explosions occurred from Showa Crater during 9-13 February and ejected tephra as far as 1,300 m.
Incandescence from the crater was visible at night during 9-11 February, and inflation continued to be detected. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).
The Tokyo VAAC reported that during 11-17 February plumes rose to altitudes of 1.8-3.7 km (6,000-12,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E and SE. On 17 February pilots observed ash plumes that rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SE. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 11-17 February 2015)
Friday, Feb 13, 2015
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.
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
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.
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
The volcano remains in a comparably active phase (compared to most of past year), producing 1-5 vulcanian explosions per day. ...
Monday, Jan 05, 2015
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. ...
Monday, Dec 15, 2014
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
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