Sakura-Jima, Japan

December 30, 1991 eruption of Sakura-Jima.   Click to visit Volcano Worlds Sakura-Jima page.

 December 30, 1991 eruption of Sakura-Jima.
Click to visit Volcano World’s Sakura-Jima page.

 

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported an explosion from Sakura-jima on 5 July. A resultant plume rose to an altitude of 2.7 km (9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E.

Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program.” Photograph by Mike Lyvers.

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