Active Volcano Near Nuclear Plant Could Erupt Soon

Kyushu island’s Sakurajima volcano sits less than 30 miles from a nuclear power plant and in 2015 was placed under a Level 3 (orange) alert by the Japan Meteorological Agency, meaning that the volcano is active and should not be approached. It also sits near the city of Kagoshima, home to roughly 600,000 people. On … Read more