Aira volcano (Kyushu, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 June-28 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 29 Jun 2022, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
JMA reported that nighttime incandescence at Minamidake Crater (at Aira Caldera's Sakurajima volcano) was visible during 20-27 June. At 1221 on 27 June an eruptive event produced an ash plume that rose 1.5 km above the crater rim. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a 5-level scale), and residents were warned to stay 2 km away from the crater.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Aira. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22 June-28 June 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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