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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: Pause in eruptive activity, high SO2 emissions

Thursday Oct 11, 2018 20:21 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reports that no explosions have been detected since 23 September. Sulfur dioxide emissions were 400 tons per day on 1 October, and then increased to 3,400 tons per day on 4 October. The Alert Level remains at 3 (on a 5-level scale).
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Links / Sources:
  • GVP: Weekly report citing JMA
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 23 Sep 2018
Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Sep 2018
Saturday, Sep 22, 2018
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 21 Sep 2018
Friday, Sep 21, 2018
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Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 20 Sep 2018
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
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