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Asama volcano, Honshu, Japan: news & activity updates

Updated: Dec 10, 2022 06:53 GMT-
latest (2021) ... | 2004 | 2003 | | 2002
Wed, 18 Sep 2002, 06:00
The Asama Volcano Observatory reported that a period of high seismicity began at Asama on 18 September around 0620. Normally 30-59 earthquakes occur daily at the volcano, but on the 18th and 19th, they recorded 243 and 128 volcanic earthquakes, respectively. During this time, a relatively large amount of volcanic gas was emitted from the summit. Read all
Wed, 19 Jun 2002, 06:00
The number of volcanic earthquakes at Asama began to increase on 22 June around 0100. JMA reported that a total of 210 earthquakes occurred during 0100-0800, with the number of B-type earthquakes peaking around 0300 and A-type earthquakes occurring during 0300-0700. In addition, the temperature of the crater floor had increased since May 2002. Read all

Asama volcano, Honshu, Japan: news & activity updates

Updated: Dec 10, 2022 06:53 GMT-
latest (2021) ... | 2004 | 2003 | | 2002
Wed, 18 Sep 2002, 06:00
The Asama Volcano Observatory reported that a period of high seismicity began at Asama on 18 September around 0620. Normally 30-59 earthquakes occur daily at the volcano, but on the 18th and 19th, they recorded 243 and 128 volcanic earthquakes, respectively. During this time, a relatively large amount of volcanic gas was emitted from the summit. Read all
Wed, 19 Jun 2002, 06:00
The number of volcanic earthquakes at Asama began to increase on 22 June around 0100. JMA reported that a total of 210 earthquakes occurred during 0100-0800, with the number of B-type earthquakes peaking around 0300 and A-type earthquakes occurring during 0300-0700. In addition, the temperature of the crater floor had increased since May 2002. Read all
Asama volcano
complex volcano 2568 m / 8,425 ft
Honshu (Japan), 36.4°N / 138.53°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Asama volcano eruptions:
2019, 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
Assama volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View & VolcanoDiscovery
Assama volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View & VolcanoDiscovery
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