Aso volcano news & activity updates

Aso volcano (central Kyushu, Japan): activity resumes at high levels

Tue, 24 Mar 2020, 08:11
08:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
An ash plume from Aso volcano on 17 March (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume from Aso volcano on 17 March (image: Sentinel 2)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant grey-white plumes rose 2,624 ft (800 m) above the summit crater.
The seismic station records low internal tremor. The number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes continues at high levels.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 2,300 tonnes/day.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 24 March 2020

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