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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): weekly volcanic activity report 6-11 Apr 2020
Sunday Apr 12, 2020 10:50 AM | BY: MARTIN
Emissions of steam and ash generated by explosion from Sakurajima volcano on 11 April (image: JMA)
Glow from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported during 6-11 Apr 2020 7 explosions
that occured at the Minamidake summit crater.
Blocks were ejected as far as 984 ft-1,640 ft (300 m-500 m)
away from Minamidake summit crater. Ash plumes reached 9,000 ft (2,743 m)
Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater.
The seismic station records 35 volcanic earthquakes and 3 tremors associated with the eruption. The inclinometer and extensometer indicate that the volcano is uplifted and expanded. There is a slight fluctuation.
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 12 April 2020
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