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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): vigorous eruption today
Wednesday May 27, 2020 09:59 AM | DOOR: MARTIN
Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Kagoshima MBC webcam)
Dispersed ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Sakurajima webcam)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels.
Today at 13:20 local time
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) recorded a strong vulcanic eruption that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,267 m)
altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the east and causes moderate ash fall on the volcano's slopes.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.
Meer op VolcanoDiscovery:
: In the afternoon of 17 Oct, a particularly violent explosion occurred at Anak Krakatau, blasting away a portion of the southern crater rim. A similar event might have been the final trigger for the catastrophic landslide that let the cone collapse and cause a devastating tsunami on 22 Dec 2018.
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