Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: 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 | Reports
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

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20200131/2016Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 31/2040Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Friday Jan 31, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 21:04 UTC, 31/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200131/2104Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/148
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200131/2016Z FL090 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 31/2040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3138 E13040 - N3133 E13047 - N3129 E13043 -
N3135 E13035 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0240Z SFC/FL090 N3014 E13234 - N3008 E13229 -
N3016 E13145 - N3027 E13059 - N3036 E13058 - N3034 E13156
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0840Z SFC/FL080 N2908 E13413 - N2903 E13406 -

N2905 E13141 - N2915 E13118 - N2921 E13117 - N2930 E13300
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200201/0000Z=

Previous news

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.