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SI/USGS Weekly Volcano Activity Report for 4/8-14/2009

All your volcano news and a Sakurajima webcam!

Here’s the latest Global Volcanism Program activity report for worldwide volcanism. Some of the highlights (beyond Fernandina and Llaima) include:

  • Vulcanian-style eruptions at Sakurajima, Japan. And guess what? There is a Sukarajima webcam!{Hat tip to Eruptions reader Jodie Morris for this link}.
  • Strombolian-style explosions and avalanches associated with lava flows at Arenal, Costa Rica.
  • A 10,000 foot / 3,000 meter ash plume from Dukono in Indonesia.
  • Satellite imagery exposed a thermal anomaly in the dome at Shiveluch on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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