Sakura-Jima is one of th most active volcanoes on
Earth, erupting about 100-200 times a year. The Strato volcano is located
on the Japanese island of Kyushu, and the constant ash fall contends with
the many people on that island. Since it's first historical eruption in
708 A.D., the volcano has been constantly active. Most eruptions are strombolian.
Most eruptions have not been fatal, but eruptions in 1471, 1476, 1779 and
1781 proved to be fatal. Tsunamis, pyroclastic flows, earthquakes, lava
The current eruptions have been going on since 1955.