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Asama volcano
complex volcano 2568 m / 8,425 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.4°N / 138.53°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Asama volcano eruptions:
2015, 2009, 2008, 2004, 2003, 1990, 1983, 1982, 1982, 1973, 1965, 1961, 1958-59, 1953-55, 1952, 1952, 1950-51, 1949, 1947, 1946, 1944-45, 1938-42, 1935-37, 1934, 1934, 1933, 1931-32, 1930, 1929, 1929, 1927-28, 1924, 1922, 1920-21, 1919, 1918(?), 1917, 1916, 1915, 1914, 1909-14, 1908, 1908, 1907, 1907, 1906, 1905(?), 1904, 1903, 1902, 1902, 1900-01, 1899, 1899, 1894, 1889, 1879, 1878(?), 1875, 1869, 1815, 1803, 1803, 1783, 1779(?), 1777, 1776, 1769, 1762, 1755, 1754, 1733, 1732, 1731, 1729, 1729, 1728, 1723, 1723, 1722, 1721, 1720, 1719, 1718, 1717, 1711, 1710, 1708-09, 1706, 1704, 1703, 1669, 1661, 1661, 1660, 1659, 1658, 1657, 1656, 1655, 1653, 1652, 1651, 1650(?), 1649, 1648, 1648, 1647, 1645, 1644, 1609, 1605, 1604, 1600, 1598, 1597, 1596, 1596, 1595(?), 1591, 1590, 1532, 1528, 1527, 1518, 1427(?), 1281, 1108, 887, 685
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Assama volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View & VolcanoDiscovery
Assama volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View & VolcanoDiscovery
 

Asama volcano news & activity updates

Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 16:40
Steam and ash plume from Asama volcano
Weak activity continues from the volcano's summit crater. Small ash emissions, intense degassing as well as weak incandescence from the volcano's crater have been observed during the past days.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015, 06:56
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ...more [read all]
Fri, 12 Jun 2015, 05:58
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) raised the alert of the volcano from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-5), as the volcano has recently been showing growing signs of unrest - increased seismic activity and strongly elevated gas emissions. ...more [read all]
Mon, 2 Feb 2009, 12:03
There are strong eruptions being reported from the summit crater of Asama volcano in Japan. There is a high ash column and ash was driven by wind even to Tokyo.
Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 13:09
The Tokyo VAAC reported an eruption plume that on 14 August rose to an altitude of 3 km a.s.l. and drifted S.
Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 16:40
Steam and ash plume from Asama volcano
Weak activity continues from the volcano's summit crater. Small ash emissions, intense degassing as well as weak incandescence from the volcano's crater have been observed during the past days.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015, 06:56
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ...more [read all]
Fri, 12 Jun 2015, 05:58
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) raised the alert of the volcano from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-5), as the volcano has recently been showing growing signs of unrest - increased seismic activity and strongly elevated gas emissions. ...more [read all]
Mon, 2 Feb 2009, 12:03
There are strong eruptions being reported from the summit crater of Asama volcano in Japan. There is a high ash column and ash was driven by wind even to Tokyo.
Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 13:09
The Tokyo VAAC reported an eruption plume that on 14 August rose to an altitude of 3 km a.s.l. and drifted S.

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