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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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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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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): weekly volcanic activity report 1 November-5 November 2019

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 09:30 AM | BY: MARTIN

Volcanic plume from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Tarumizu city webcam)
Volcanic plume from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Tarumizu city webcam)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 31 eruptions, 18 explosions and few volcanic earthquakes during the period 1 November-5 November 2019.
The volcanic plume reached 3900 m (12 800 ft) altitude.
Sakurajima has a large amount of volcanic gas (sulfur dioxide) released per day.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1 November-5 November 2019
Previous news
Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  4 Nov 2019
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]

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