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Sakurajima volcano


Sakurajima volcano in southern of Japan is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, and one of the few that are at present in constant (persistant) activity. Its ongoing typical activity range from strong strombolian to large ash explosions every 4-24 hours.

Sakurajima volcano

Sakurajima's last deadly eruption was in 1914, when 58 people died. The 1914 eruption measured about 1.5km cubed in volume," said the study's lead author Dr James Hickey, who has now joined the University of Exeter's Camborne School of Mines.

Sakurajima volcano

Less than 30 years is left until a next expected big eruption, Kagoshima city office has prepared new evacuation plans from Sakurajima, after experiences of evacuation of the crisis in August 2015.

Sakurajima volcano
Sakurajima volcano





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