A small eruption was recorded on the active Simmo volcano of the Kirishima mountain range on the island of Kyushu in Japan, the main meteorological department of the country said on Thursday.
Meteorologists recorded volcanic trembling at 08.50 local time (02.50 Moscow time). According to data at noon on Thursday, the tremors in the volcano area continue. At present, meteorologists can not determine whether a column of smoke is rising above the volcano, since the region has bad weather and low visibility.
Reported the fall of volcanic ash near the village of Takaharu in Miyazaki Prefecture, which is located 10 kilometers from the volcano.
The last eruption of Simmoe volcano occurred in October last year. Then the volcano threw a column of smoke at a height of 300 meters.
In the region there is a third level of danger out of five possible. This implies a ban on climbing and approaching the mountain. Specialists call for special care within a radius of two kilometers from the volcano, since volcanic stones and lava are possible. The next four and five levels of danger include preparation for evacuation and urgent evacuation, respectively.