Tag Archives: Sakura-Jima

December 28, 2011 – Jaunary 03, 2012

Volcanoes with activity this week include: Callaqui, Central Chile | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Galeras, Colombia |Gamalama, Halmahera | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Lokon-Empung, Sulawesi | Poás, Costa Rica | Sorikmarapi, Sumatra (Indonesia) | Tungurahua, Ecuador Ongoing Activity: | Fuego, Guatemala | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern … Continue reading

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December 07-13, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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November 30-December 06, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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November 23-29, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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Sakura-Jima, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that an explosion from Sakura-jima on 26 March produced a plume that rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SE. JMA reported occasional weak eruptions during … Continue reading

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Sakura-Jima, Japan

During 7-10 March, JMA reported that 12 Vulcanian explosions occurred from Showa Crater, on the E flank of Sakura-jima. Some explosions were seen from JMA’s Kagoshima Observatory; observers reported that ejected bombs landed as far away as 800 m from … Continue reading

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Sakura-Jima, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported explosions from Sakura-jima during 28 February-1 March. On 1 March, plumes rose to altitudes of 1.8-3 km (6,000-10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S. JMA raised the Alert Level from 2 to … Continue reading

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