Sakurajima, Kyushu, Japon: Small explosions occurred at Minamidake Crater .

Sakurajima, Kyushu, Japon:  Small explosions occurred at Minamidake Crater .

JMA reported that small-scale explosions from Showa Crater (Aira Caldera’s Sakurajima volcano) were detected during 28-29 August. An ash plume rose 800 m above the crater on 29 August. Small explosions occurred at Minamidake Crater on 30 August. The Alert Level was lowered to 3 (on a 5-level scale) on 1 September.

September 04, 2015. Sakurajima, Kyushu, Japon:

31,593 ° N, 130,657 ° E
Summit : 1 117 m

Source: Agence météorologique japonaise (JMA)

Photo : Naoto Yoshidome

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