Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): vulcanian activity continues
Tue, 27 Apr 2021, 08:3908:39 AM | BY: MARTIN
The explosive activity of the volcano continues characterized by near-constant vulcanian-type eruptions at roughly regular intervals of 2 per day.
Ash column erupted from Sakurajima's crater this morning (image: JMA)
Ash plumes reached approximately 8,000 ft (2,500 m) altitude and drifted E.
Vulcanian activity continues from the Minamidake summit crater with lava bombs thrown at an approximate height of 1 km and 1,3 km away from the crater.
The seismic network detected 11 volcano-tectonic earthquakes over the past 5 days.
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 27 April 2021
Mon, 26 Apr 2021, 21:45
Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20210426/2118Z FL120 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 26/2120Z