Akan volcano, Hokkaido, Japan: news & activity updates
Updated: Aug 16, 2022 03:11 GMT -
Akan volcano (Hokkaido, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 28 November-4 December 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)
Wed, 28 Nov 2018, 06:00JMA reported that the number of earthquakes with shallow hypocenters and epicenters near Ponmachineshiri Crater, a summit crater of Me-Akan (also known as Meakan-dake, which means Meakan Peak) of the Akan volcanic complex, increased at 1800 on 20 November. Another seismic increase occurred on 23 November, in number and amplitude of events, prompting JMA to raise the Alert Level to 2 (the second lowest level on a 5-level scale). Read all
Fri, 23 Nov 2018, 05:42A 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.