National May 14, 2018

Mount Shinmoe belches smoke over Kyushu in latest eruption

Mount Shinmoe erupted again Monday, prompting ash and falling-rock warnings in nearby areas. The 1,421-meter volcano straddling Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures in Kyushu erupted at around 2:45 p.m., sending smoke 3,300 meters into the atmosphere, the Meteorological Agency said. The volcano last erupted on April ...

Another powerful eruption observed at Mount Shinmoe

National Apr 5, 2018

Another powerful eruption observed at Mount Shinmoe

Another powerful eruption was observed at Mount Shinmoe in southwestern Japan early Thursday, with ash sent spiralling into a plume around 5,000 meters high, the Meteorological Agency said. The eruption at the 1,421-meter volcano that straddles Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures was the largest since March ...

Mount Shinmoe eruption continues for second day

National Oct 12, 2017

Mount Shinmoe eruption continues for second day

The eruption of a Kyushu volcano continued for a second day on Thursday, with a plume rising about 2,000 meters above the crater, the Meteorological Agency said. Mount Shinmoe, straddling the borders of Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, erupted early on Wednesday for the first time ...