Volcano Erupts On Kuchinoerabu Island

Volcano erupts on Kuchinoerabu Island

Japan's Meteorological Agency says a volcano has erupted on Kuchinoerabu Island in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima.

The eruption occurred at 9:19 AM Thursday Japan time.

Nuclear Watchdog Eyes Review Of Volcano Guidelines

Nuclear watchdog eyes review of volcano guidelines

In light of a court ruling on Tuesday, Japan's nuclear watchdog will consider reviewing its guidelines for evaluating the risk of volcanic activity to a nuclear power station.

The ruling allowed a reactor at the Ikata plant in Ehime Prefecture to restart. The Hiroshima High Court pointed out that the guidelines were made on the premise that the timing and scale of a catastrophic volcanic eruption can be predicted with a quite high level of accuracy.

Jma: Kuchinoerabu Island Volcano Remains Active

JMA: Kuchinoerabu Island volcano remains active

Japan's Meteorological Agency is warning that the volcano on Kuchinoerabu Island in the country's southwest remains active despite a decline in the number of volcanic earthquakes.

Only one volcanic quake had been detected as of 6 PM on Thursday, compared with 37 the day before, when the agency raised the eruption alert to the second highest level of 4.

Kuchinoerabu Island Rocked By Volcano Tremors

Kuchinoerabu island rocked by volcano tremors

Japan Meteorological Agency officials say intense seismic activity continued on Thursday from the Mount Shindake volcano on the island of Kuchinoerabu.

Residents living within 3 kilometers of the crater have been told to prepare to evacuate.

Volcano Alert Continues

Volcano alert continues

Volcanic activity is intensifying on the island of Kuchinoerabu, in southwestern Japan.

At 10:30 AM on Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency raised the volcanic alert level from 2 to the second-highest level of 4.

Try A Bite Of Emergency Food At Gunma Volcano Restaurant

Try a bite of emergency food at Gunma volcano restaurantVisitors shouldn’t expect regular food at a restaurant that has opened near Mt. Asama. The items served here are an array of emergency meals that are tastier than many people might think.
The restaurant, called Kazan, is housed within the Asama volcano museum in the village of Tsumagoi, Gunma Prefecture. The museum is run by the neighboring Naganohara town government to convey the history of Mt. Asama’s eruptions and its volcanic mechanism.

Video : Nissan Leaf Drives Up A Volcano On Maui

2014 Tokyo Auto Show : Nissan Leaf Aero Style Hints at Future DesignGravity taketh away but gravity giveth back, Nissan is trying to teach all of us. The Japanese automaker has posted a two-minute video about Maui resident Neil Wagner using his Nissan Leaf to catch the legendary sunrise over the volcano in Haleakal? National Park. After climbing the more-than-10,000-foot elevation, the Leaf is shown having lost about 84 percent of its usable battery capacity.

Galaz Gxp-8000a Mobile Battery Charger In Metallic Gray And Volcano Red

GALAZ GXP-8000A Mobile Battery Charger In Metallic Gray And Volcano RedGALAZ has added two new color options ‘metallic gray’ and ‘volcano red’ to its GXP-8000A mobile battery charger. Measuring 156mm x 68mm x 10mm and weighing 207g, this slim battery charger comes with an aluminum exterior, a 4 stage battery level indicator LED light, two USB 5V output ports (1x 1.0A, 1x 2.0A), a micro-USB charging port and a high-capacity 8000mAh lithium polymer battery. Just like the silver version, the metallic gray and volcano red versions also retail for 4,450 Yen (about $44).

Sony Tv Ad Takes Your Breath Away As Three Tonnes Of Petals Erupt From A Costa Rican Volcano

Sony TV ad takes your breath away as three tonnes of petals erupt from a Costa Rican volcanoSony today launches its latest TV advert set to bring to life the fine detail, breath-taking picture quality and rich colour you can only get through 4K – to mark the arrival of its 55” and 65” X9 4K televisions in U.K. The ad features millions of colourful petals exploding from a volcano, rushing through exotic locations down to a Costa Rican village. Shot in surroundings that offer dramatic nature, landscapes and composition, the ad perfectly demonstrates Sony’s pioneering 4K technology which offers 4 times the detail of Full HD and allows extraordinarily sharp, refined detail.