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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:
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
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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

Asama Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION AT 20190825/1028Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 25/1020Z

Sunday Aug 25, 2019 10:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Asama volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Asama volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 10:38 UTC, 25/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190825/1038Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ASAMAYAMA 283110
PSN: N3624 E13831
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 2568M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION AT 20190825/1028Z VA CLD UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 25/1020Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 260/33KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Eruption of Asama volcano yesterday (image: JMA webcam)
Thursday, Aug 08, 2019
A small eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday, apparently with little warning. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 1800 m above the crater. ... [more]
Steam and ash plume from Asama volcano
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
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. [more]
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ... [more]
Friday, Jun 12, 2015
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]
Monday, Feb 02, 2009
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. [more]

Asama Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION AT 20190825/1028Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 25/1020Z

Sunday Aug 25, 2019 10:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Asama volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Asama volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 10:38 UTC, 25/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190825/1038Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ASAMAYAMA 283110
PSN: N3624 E13831
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 2568M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION AT 20190825/1028Z VA CLD UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 25/1020Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 260/33KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Eruption of Asama volcano yesterday (image: JMA webcam)
Thursday, Aug 08, 2019
A small eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday, apparently with little warning. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 1800 m above the crater. ... [more]
Steam and ash plume from Asama volcano
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
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. [more]
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ... [more]
Friday, Jun 12, 2015
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]
Monday, Feb 02, 2009
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. [more]

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