TEHRAN (FNA)- Japan warned that the Sakurajima
volcano, located 50 km from the just-restarted Sendai nuclear power plant, is showing signs of increased activity.
kilometres from the active Sakurajima
volcano on the southern island
One of these, Sakurajima
at the southern end of the western island of Kyushu, is 50 km (31 miles) from Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear plant, which was approved to restart by Japan's nuclear regulator earlier in September.
Digital Photogrammetry and GIS-Based Analysis of the Bio-Geomorphological Evolution of Sakurajima
Volcano, Diachronic Analysis from 1947 to 2006.
The place is known for its distinctive legends, culture and traditions along with broad range of local cuisine, plus eye-catching natural beauties such as the listed world natural heritage site of Yakushima Island, the active volcano Sakurajima
, and generous hot springs.
Being named as "The southern gateway of Japan", it is famous by its unique history, culture and a wide selection of local cuisine, as well as natural landscape attractions including Yakushima Island, the registered world natural heritage, the active volcano Sakurajima
, and abundant hot springs.
It passed near Kagoshima Bay while overlooking Sakurajima
, an active volcano in the prefecture.
Homes and businesses were showered with debris after Mount Sakurajima
The eruption came within two days after Mount Sakurajima
in Japan also erupted and several earthquakes rocked New Zealand last week and the past weeks.
volcano in southwestern Japan had a major eruption Sunday afternoon, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
in southwest Japan erupts with 5,000-m plume
The eruption of the 1,117-metre (3,665-foot) Mount Sakurajima
near Kagoshima city took place around 4:30 pm (0730 GMT), Jiji Press said.