Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Sakurajima
in Japan

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Sakurajima is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Sakurajima
Lat/Lon: 31.593 , 130.657
Event Date: 25 Jul 2022 09:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: No people affected
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 6
Population exposure index: 6
Inserted at: 25 Jul 2022 07:00 UTC


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Historical Timeline

Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 25 Jul 2022 09:00 TOKYO

Exposed population

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Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations

Initial conditions

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