Increased activity continues on Sakurajima volcano, Japan

(ORDO NEWS) — An explosive eruption continues on Sakurajima Volcano, with moderate to severe explosions on December 9 and 10 becoming almost continuous.

The explosion at 19:30 UTC on December 9 created a column of volcanic ash at an altitude of 3.6 km above sea level, extending to the east.

After several months of low activity, a massive explosion occurred on the Japanese volcano Sakurajima at 02:55 UTC on December 2, 2020.

Sakurajima’s Volcanic Alert Level has remained at 3 (stay away from the volcano) since February 5, 2016.

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