Aira (Japan)

A new eruption, or volcanic unrest was detected by the volcanologists an published by the GVP. The details are summarized in the following message:

JMA reported that during 22-26 June two eruptive events at Minamidake Crater (at Aira Caldera?s Sakurajima volcano) produced plumes that rose as high as 1,300 m above the crater rim. An explosion at 1807 on 28 June ejected material 1,000-1,300 m away from the crater and produced a plume that rose 600 m above the crater rim. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a 5-level scale).

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)