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SAKURAJIMA

The eruption of a volcano on Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture on Wednesday
JAPAN
Feb 14, 2024
Sakurajima volcano erupts; no immediate reports of injuries
The Kagoshima Meteorological Office maintained the volcanic activity alert level at three, urging people not to approach the volcano.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 8, 2023
Sakurajima volcano erupts in southwestern Japan
The meteorological office said it had detected a slight swelling of the mountain from around Jan. 14.
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JAPAN
Jul 25, 2022
Sakurajima volcano erupts for three straight days, but no injuries reported
The Meteorological Agency maintained its highest alert level, but said it was not expecting a large eruption similar to one at the same volcano in 1914 that caused a large number of deaths.
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JAPAN
Apr 25, 2021
Weather agency issues alert as Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts
There were no reports of injuries or property damage following the eruption, local authorities said.
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JAPAN
Jul 1, 2020
Sakurajima may erupt on large scale, Japan weather agency panel warns
Bloating and lifting of the mountain as well as crustal movement have been observed since around last September, the panel said.
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JAPAN
Nov 8, 2019
Sakurajima erupts in miles-high plume of ash
Mount Sakurajima shot smoke and ash miles into the sky Friday in its biggest eruption in more than three years, the Meteorological Agency said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Feb 16, 2018
Fire, ash and a bicycle ride around the volcanic Sakurajima Island
Active Kagoshima Prefecture volcano a hot destination for cycle tourists, best viewed from the safety of Sengan-en, an Edo Period circuit garden.
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LIFE / Travel
Aug 25, 2017
Drinking to health and history in Kagoshima
Passengers flying into Kagoshima Airport in Kyushu pass over verdant mountains and lush agricultural fields just before landing. This rich terrain, fertilized by ash from a nearby active volcano, partially explains one facet of the prefecture's reputation: Kagoshima is famous for healthy cuisine.
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JAPAN
Apr 28, 2017
Mount Sakurajima has first major eruption in nine months
Mount Sakurajima had its first major eruption in nine months on Friday, sending a plume of ash high over Kagoshima Prefecture, the Meteorological Agency said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Dec 31, 2016
Buried alive in the shadow of a Kyushu volcano
"Is the temperature alright for you ma'am?" my Japanese attendant asks in a polished U.S. accent as he cheerfully heaps another pile of hot sand on my torso.
WORLD
Jul 26, 2016
Kagoshima's Sakurajima volcano erupts, spews plume 5,000 meters up
The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan had an explosive eruption early Tuesday, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky, the Meteorological Agency said.
JAPAN
Jan 12, 2016
Kagoshima holds annual disaster drill for Mount Sakurajima
The city and prefecture of Kagoshima held the 46th annual disaster drill Tuesday to prepare for a large-scale eruption of Mount Sakurajima.
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JAPAN
Nov 25, 2015
Mount Sakurajima alert level lowered as volcanic activity diminishes
The Meteorological Agency on Wednesday downgraded its warning level for Kagoshima Prefecture’s Mount Sakurajima, citing diminished volcanic activity.
JAPAN
Sep 2, 2015
Sakurajima alert level lowered as fears of major eruption ease
The Meteorological Agency on Tuesday downgraded its volcanic warning level for Sakurajima, a mountain that looms over the city of Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture. It said the risk of a larger-than-usual eruption has diminished.
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2015
Four small eruptions observed at Sakurajima volcano
Four small eruptions were observed at Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture early Sunday, the Meteorological Agency said.
JAPAN
Aug 19, 2015
Another small eruption observed at Mount Sakurajima
A very small eruption was observed at Mount Sakurajima early Wednesday, the Meteorological Agency said.
JAPAN
Aug 17, 2015
NRA says Sakurajima volcano no threat to newly restarted Sendai reactor
The Nuclear Regulation Authority says that the Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture doesn't pose a threat to the Sendai nuclear plant 50 km away.
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JAPAN
Aug 15, 2015
Japan raises warning level on volcano 50 km from just-restarted nuclear plant
Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture, only 50 km from a just-restarted Sendai nuclear power plant, is showing signs of increased volcanic activity.
JAPAN
Sep 30, 2014
Volcanoes may be next obstacle for Japan's atomic power industry
The deadly volcanic eruption of Mount Ontake over the weekend may strengthen the argument of activists campaigning to keep the country's 48 reactors shut.
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JAPAN
Nov 14, 2013
Tokyo air pollutant traced to Kyushu volcano, China link discounted
Volcanic gas carrying sulfur dioxide released from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture is partly responsible for spikes in the level of the air pollutant PM2.5 in the Kanto and Tokai regions, according to the government's Meteorological Research Institute.

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