Japan's Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture shot smoke and ash miles into the sky on Friday in its biggest eruption in more than three years.
Mt. Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, erupts on November 8, 2019. /VCG Photo
The volcano, on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, spewed ash 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) high, the first time the ash cloud from an eruption has exceeded five kilometers since July 2016.
The volcano has been highly active, erupting more than 100 times just this year.
(All images via VCG)
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