Japan: Sakuraudzima volcano woke up

In the Kagoshima Prefecture in the south of Japan, a volcano Sakuraudzima volcano was erupted. This was reported by The Japan Times with reference to the Japanese meteorological agency.

According to the message, the column of ash and smoke first rose to a height of 5 thousand meters.

Information about victims, injured and destruction was not received.

In the area, the third hazard level was introduced on a five -point scale.

Sakuraudzima is one of the most active volcanoes in Japan. Since 2016, it is forbidden to approach the crater closer than two kilometers.

The peninsula on which the volcano is located was at the beginning of the 20th century of the century was a separate island. However, in 1914, an eruption occurred, after which the frozen lava attached him to the Osumi Peninsula.