Aoso volcano

Stratovolcano 820 m / 2690 ft
Honshu, Japan, 38.08°N / 140.61°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Aoso volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Mon, 2 Aug 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Aug 02, 2021 10:21:11.41 (2 Aug 2021 01:21:11 GMT)

141 km
24 km (15 mi)
Katta-gun, Miyagi, 26 km north of Fukushima, Japan
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Jul 26, 2021 11:17:11.69 (26 Jul 2021 02:17:11 GMT)

7.6 km
40 km (25 mi)
Sōma Shi, 26 km east of Fukushima, Japan
Sun, 25 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Jul 25, 2021 22:52:56.50 (25 Jul 2021 13:52:56 GMT)

99 km
31 km (19 mi)
Date-shi, 8.5 km northeast of Fukushima, Japan
Mon, 19 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Jul 20, 2021 08:09:57.99 (19 Jul 2021 23:09:57 GMT)

125 km
44 km (27 mi)
North Pacific Ocean, 22 km east of Watari, Miyagi, Japan


Aoso volcano is an andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano at the SE end of the Zao massif. Aoso-yama was active about 0.4-0.3 million years ago (Nakano et al., 2001-). Aoso was constructed within a Pleistocene caldera.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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