Get our newsletter!
Try our free app!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
Our expert volcanologists and photographers offer unique travel experiences: volcano expeditions
, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Image satellite du volcan Sakura Jima (c) Google Earth View
stratovolcano 1117 m / 3,665 ft
Kyushu, Japan, 31.59°N / 130.66°E
(4 out of 5)
Sakurajima webcams / live data
| ReportsSakurajima volcano videosSakurajima 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:
Last earthquakes nearby
Sakurajima volcano toursSakurajima Volcano Special
(5-day volcano expedition to observe Sakurajima volcano's activity from close)
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Sakurajima volcano news
Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200203/2154Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 03/2140Z
Mon, 3 Feb 2020, 22:15
22:15 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 22:04 UTC, 03/02/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/175
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200203/2154Z FL090 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 03/2140Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL090 270/18KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA HAS DISSIPATED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. NEW
ERUPTION REPORTED. WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED
IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
More on VolcanoDiscovery
1-3 day excursions
: If you're interested in volcanoes, there are a number of excursions you should not miss if you're in the area: hike to the craters of Stromboli volcano, climb Etna volcano, get to know the unique volcanic history of Santorini - some examples of shorter (1-3 days) tours and excursions we offer.
17 days volcano trekking
: This is one of our most exciting volcano tours! Halmahera, North Sulawesi and the Sangihe Islands are not only very scenic and interesting as well as nearly unspoiled by tourism, but also home to some of the country's most active (and often erupting) volcanoes, inclduing Dukono, Ibu, Lokon, Soputan and Karangetang.
Popocatépetl Volcano Special
: The activity of Mexico's most active and largest volcano has been picking up gradually during the past months. If you like to join a small group of volcano enthusiasts, join us, stay 5 nights near the volcano and move around for extended day- and night-time observation.
Volcano Calendar 2017
: We're proud to present our 2017 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.