Get our newsletter!
Check out the volcano tours offered by Volcano-Adventures!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
23 Aug - 5 Sep 2017: Volcano Special: Ibu - Dukono - Lokon - Halmahera (Indonesia)
5-20 Sep 2017: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
16-23 Sep 2017: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island, Greece
20-24 Sep 2017: Sinabung Volcano Special - Sumatra (Indonesia)
20-25 Sep 2017: Sinabung Volcano Special - Sumatra (Indonesia)
23-28 Sep 2017: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
1-16 Oct 2017: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
7-14 Oct 2017: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island, Greece
13-27 Oct 2017: Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour - Southern Italy
16-19 Oct 2017: Indonesia Specials - Java-Komodo-Bali (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Satellite image of Sakura Jima volcano (c) Google Earth View
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
Sakurajima volcano
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Sakurajima webcams / live data
Sakurajima volcano videos
Sakurajima volcano books | Tours
Sakurajima 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(?), 708
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
Sakurajima volcano tours
Sakurajima Volcano Special (5-days volcano expedition to observe Sakurajima volcano's activity from close)

Latest satellite images
 

Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z

Sunday Aug 13, 2017 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 13/08/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170813/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/170
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N3136 E13040 - N3137 E13049 - N3133 E13049 -
N3135 E13040 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL080 N3203 E13133 - N3115 E13151 -
N3117 E13136 - N3204 E13119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL070 N3240 E13212 - N3052 E13305 -

N3052 E13251 - N3217 E13211 - N3240 E13138
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170814/0000Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 11 Aug 2017
Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: