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Sakurajima evacuation alert level 5 (evacuation) raised

Sakurajima evacuation alert level 5 (evacuation) raised

Sakurajima evacuation alert level 5 (evacuation) raised

At 20:50 on Sunday, 24th today, the evacuation alert level of Sakurajima was raised from level 3 (mountain entry restrictions) to level 5 (evacuation). It is the first time Sakurajima reached level 5 since the eruption alert was set.

In residential areas (a part of Arimura-cho and Furusato-cho, Kagoshima City) within 3 km from the Minamidake summit crater and Showa crater of Sakurajima, please take strict precautions (evacuation, etc.) against large volcanic bombs.

Volcanic activity status and forecast warnings

At the Minamidake summit crater on Sakurajima, an explosion occurred at 20:05 on Sunday, 24th today, and a giant volcanic bomb that scattered in a trajectory reached about 2.5 km from the crater. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued an eruption warning in connection with this eruption.

The volcanic activity of Sakurajima is very active. Therefore, in residential areas (a part of Arimura-cho and Furusato-cho, Kagoshima City) within 3km from the Minamidake summit crater and Showa crater, take strict precautions (evacuation, etc.) for large volcanic bombs.

▼ Target municipalities, etc.
Eruption warning: evacuation.
Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

[Level 5 (evacuation)]: Evacuation from dangerous residential areas is required.

[Level 4 (Evacuation of the elderly, etc.)]: In residential areas that require special attention, it is necessary to evacuate people who need special attention, such as the elderly, and prepare for evacuation.

[Level 3 (Climbing restrictions)]: Restrictions on access to dangerous areas such as mountain climbing prohibitions and mountain climbing restrictions. Depending on the situation, prepare for the evacuation of people who need special care, such as the elderly.

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