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Sakurajima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): vigorous eruption yesterday - Notícia OVGA 20-05-2020


Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)


Vulcanian activity continues from the summit crater after powerful eruptions that occurred last week.

On 17 May at 18:54 local time a strong explosion at the volcano generated a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 3,280 ft (1,000 m) above the summit and drifted E.

Near-constant glow is visible from the summit crater 32 volcano-tectonic earthquakes were detected by the seismic network.

The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 18 May 2020


Fonte: (18-05-2020)


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