Sakurajima volcano news
Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): occasional small explosions
Fri, 28 Aug 2020, 09:2109:21 AM | BY: MARTIN
The activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by sporadic very small eruptions from Minamidake summit crater.
Steam emissions from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded small amount of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions that reached to a 700 tonnes/day.
Low-level seismicity continues including periods of low amplitude tremor and 6 earthquakes during 24-28 August. Nevertheless a flux of magma still continues to rise inside the volcano's conduits.
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.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 28 August 2020
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A new episode of explosive activity of the volcano is likely expected as the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded a relatively strong explosion on 9 August at 05:38 local time. The last eruption occurred on 28 June. ... read all
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