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caldera 1499 m / 4,918 ft
Hokkaido, Japan, 43.38°N / 144.01°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
| ReportsAkan volcano booksAkan volcano eruptions:
2008, 2006, 1988, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1962, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1951(?)-52, 1927 (?), 1808 (?), 1800Typical eruption style:
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Akan volcano (Hokkaido, Japan) news & activity updates:
Fri, 23 Nov 2018, 05:42
A new earthquake swarm is occurring at the Meakandake cone so JMA has raised the alert level to 2. A similar event occurred 3 years ago. The last eruption was in 2008.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 09:27
Recent earthquakes under Meakan volcano (JMA)
A swarm of shallow volcanic earthquakes under the Ponmachineshiri crater of Mt Meakan volcano has been occurring since yesterday. This event triggered the Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) to raise the volcanic alert status to 2 (eruption alert, on a scale of 1-5) today. ...more
Fri, 21 Nov 2008, 19:27
On 17 November the alert level for Akan volcano was rised to level 3. There have been recorded tremors and a cloud that was the result of an ash eruption that covered the crater rim with black ash. Also ballsitic lithics were deposed around the crater.
Thu, 23 Oct 2008, 15:50
On 17 October, JMA lowered the Alert level for Me-Akan (also called ...more
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 16:29
Smoke rising from Meakandake volcano and a mud flow travelling from the summit through a ravine. (AP Photo/Kushiro Local Metrological Observatory via Kyodo News)
Meakandake volcano in Hokkaido, Japan, erupted shortly on Tuesday afternoon, March 21, 2006. The volcano spewed a small amount of ash and caused a short lahar travelling through a ravine on the upper slopes of the snow-capped volcano.
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