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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) 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

Asama volcano news & activity updates

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

Sun, 25 Aug 2019, 10:45
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

Thu, 8 Aug 2019, 10:00
Eruption of Asama volcano yesterday (image: JMA webcam)
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. Read all
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Asama Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION AT 20190825/1028Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 25/1020Z

Sun, 25 Aug 2019, 10:45
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

Thu, 8 Aug 2019, 10:00
Eruption of Asama volcano yesterday (image: JMA webcam)
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. Read all
Show more
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