Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°ECurrent status
(4 out of 5)Sakurajima webcams / live data
| ReportsSakurajima volcano videosSakurajima volcano books | ToursSakurajima volcano eruptions:
1955-ongoing, 1954(?), 1950, 1948, 1946, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1935, 1914-15, 1899(?), 1860, 1799, 1797, 1794, 1792, 1791, 1790, 1785, 1783, 1782, 1779-81, 1756, 1749, 1742, 1706, 1678, 1670(?), 1642, 1478, 1471-76, 1468, 778, 766, 764, 716-18, 712(?), 708Typical eruption style:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearby
Sakurajima volcano toursSakurajima Volcano Special
(5-days volcano expedition to observe Sakurajima volcano's activity from close)Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Sakurajima volcano news
Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200605/0050Z FL080 STNR OBS VA DTG: 05/0040Z
Friday Jun 05, 2020 01:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 01:01 UTC, 05/06/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/525
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200605/0050Z FL080 STNR
OBS VA DTG: 05/0040Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL080 040/6KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
Thursday, Jun 04, 2020
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels. Another powerful explosion occurred this night at 03:00 local time
that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 9,000 ft (2,743 m)
altitude and drifted E. ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
If you find the website useful and would like to support us and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation
. Thank you!
Photos from Italy
: Italy - the cradle of volcanology. Browse through various photo galleries mainly from its numerous volcanic areas - from Naples to Etna and the Eolian Islands and more.
Private geology tour on Santorini
: We offer you private geology tours to get to know the extraordinary geology and natural history of the island, but also aspects of the deep connection with its cultural history and archaeology.
: News in this category include: latest and archived earthquake lists & maps, reports, largest recent earthquakes, quakes near volcanoes, significant quakes etc - news and articles about earthquakes world-wide.