Things had gotten quiet at Japan’s Sakurajima for the past few months, but today the volcano unleashed an impressive explosive eruption. If you watch the video of the eruption, you can see incandescent volcanic bombs and ash being hurled hundreds of meters into the air — and the eruption even generated some of its own lightning. I’ve […]
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Japanese officials are prepared for what could be a large eruption from Sakurajima.
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