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Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan): ash to 18,000 ft altitude

lun., 30 août 2021, 02:39
02:39 AM | AUTEUR : MARTIN
Ash plume rose 4,7 km above the summit (image: JMA)
Ash plume rose 4,7 km above the summit (image: JMA)
Strong vulcanian activity continues from the volcano's On-take summit crater.
The Japan Meteorological Agency's surveillance cameras observed a vigorous eruption as the volcano sent an ash column to 18,000 ft (5,500 m) height at 12:31 yesterday. Visibility after the eruption got worse and was very limited due to dense clouds.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 29 August 2021

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