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stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): glowing lava bombs thrown from crater
Wednesday May 20, 2020 20:08 PM | BY: MARTIN
Explosion from Sakurajima volcano today (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Incandescent material from Sakurajima volcano (image: Sakurajima webcam)
During the past two weeks the activity of the volcano is associated with relatively strong eruptions. Another powerful explosion occurred today at 22:45 local time that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 13,000 ft (4,000 m)
altitude and drifted E. Incandescent material is ejected above the crater and caused avalanches of material.
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.
Monday, May 18, 2020
Vulcanian activity continues from the summit crater after powerful eruptions that occurred last week. ...
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