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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 16:43
16:43 PM | BY: T
The volcano remains highly active, producing regularly 5-10 or even more vulanian-type explosions on a daily basis. A few hours ago, JMA recorded the 650th this year alone.
Previous news
Fri, 29 May 2015, 07:01
After having been comparably calm the past days, the volcano started a series of strong explosions this morning. Ash plumes rose to reported 14,20,000 ft altitude. read all
Fri, 22 May 2015, 07:03
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. ... read all
Wed, 20 May 2015, 01:14
Strong eruption from Sakurajima at 17:32 local time on 17 May, welcoming us on arrival
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. read all
Tue, 12 May 2015, 19:13
Eruption plume from Sakurajima this evening
The volcano remains in a very active state, with up to 10 or more vulcanian-type explosions occurring per day (see list). read all
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 08:36
Ash plume from Sakurajima's explosion this morning
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. ... read all
 

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