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stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update: occasional minor ash explosions
Tuesday Mar 17, 2020 08:40 AM | BY: MARTIN
An ash plume from Sakurajima volcano (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that occasional minor ash explosions occured at the Minamidake summit crater.
The seismic station records 50 volcanic earthquakes and 52 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 13-16 Mar 2020. Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater.
Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater.
The volcano has a large amount of volcanic gas (sulfur dioxide).
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the craters.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 17 March 2020
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