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Sakurajima volcano (Japan): strong explosions, ash plume to 17,000 ft (5 km) altitude
Friday May 22, 2015 07:03 AM | BY: T
Strong explosion at Sakurajima yesterday
A peak of activity occurred yesterday, with two strong explosions that produced ash plums that rose to 17,000 ft / 5 km altitude.
The activity was followed by continues, noisy smaller explosions and ash venting which lasted and slowly decreased during the night.
Today, two normal-sized explosions have taken place so far.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
After a very busy 17 May, with several strong explosions sending ash plumes to up to 16,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude, the volcano has been relatively calm during 18 and most of 19 May. ...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The volcano remains in a very active state, with up to 10 or more vulcanian-type explosions occurring per day (see list
Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Strong activity continues from the volcano. This morning (14:24 local time), an explosion at the Showa crater sent a plume to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude that drifted north.
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Strong vulcanian explosions have been occurring at the volcano, which remains in a state of elevated activity. ...
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
The volcano has been very active recently. Vulcanian-type explosions have been frequent (2-8 per day) and often relatively large. ...
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