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Aso volcano
caldera 1592 m / 5,223 ft
central Kyushu, Japan, 32.88°N / 131.11°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Aso volcano eruptions:
2016, 2014-15, 2011 (May), 2005, 2004, 2003, 1994-95, 1992-93, 1989-91, 1988, 1984-85, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979-80, 1977-78, 1975-76, 1973-75, 1970-72, 1967-69, 1964-66, 1964, 1963-64, 1963, 1960-62, 1960, 1959, 1957-58, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952(?), 1951, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1943-44, 1943, 1942(?), 1940-41, 1938-39, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1934, 1932-33, 1931(?), 1930, 1928-29, 1926-28, 1925, 1923, 1920, 1919, 1918, 1916, 1914, 1911-12, 1910, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1906, 1898-99, 1897, 1894, 1884, 1874, 1872-73, 1856, 1854, 1838, 1837, 1835, 1830-32, 1830, 1829, 1828, 1827-28, 1827, 1826, 1816, 1815, 1814, 1806, 1804, 1781-88, 1772-80, 1765, 1753(?)-54, 1709, 1708(?), 1691, 1683, 1675, 1671, 1668-69, 1668, 1649, 1637, 1631, 1620, 1613, 1612, 1611, 1598-99, 1592, 1587, 1584, 1583, 1582, 1576, 1564, 1563(?), 1562, 1558-59, 1542, 1533, 1522, 1506, 1505, 1485, 1473-74, 1438, 1434, 1390(?) 1388(?), 1387, 1377, 1376, 1375-76, 1369, 1346, 1343, 1340, 1335, 1331-33, 1331, 1324, 1305, 1286, 1281, 1274, 1273, 1272, 1272, 1271, 1269, 1265, 1240, 1239, 1229, 986(?), 867, 864, 796(?), 553
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Aso volcano news & activity updates

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014, 15:01
Strombolian explosion at Aso volcano this morning
The eruption from the volcano's Nakadake crater continues with relatively intense and near continuous strombolian activity. Incandescent material is frequently ejected several tens of meters above the crater rim. Read more...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 15:42
Steam plume from Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
The strombolian eruption continues from Nakadake crater. Read more...
Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 11:18
Strombolian activity and low ash emissions are near continuous at the Nakadake crater.
Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 10:02
Glow and ash emissions from Aso's Nakadake crater
Mild strombolian activity and ash emissions continue at Nakadake crater.
Sun, 7 Dec 2014, 11:44
The active vents of Nakadake (Aso volcano)
The strombolian activity from Nakadake crater continues to be quite intense. At least 2 vents are active, producing frequent explosions with incandescent ejecta and ash plumes that rise a few 100 meters.
Ash plume this evening (in Japan) from Aso volcano
Ash-rich strombolian eruption from Nakadake
Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 17:33
Ash emission from Aso this morning
After some days of relative calm, intermittent ash emissions resumed from the Nakadake crater yesterday.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:35
Mild, but continuous ash emissions continued at least until this morning, and incandescence remains visible from the Nakadake crater. Read more...
Fri, 28 Nov 2014, 15:55
Eruption at Aso volcano Wednesday (Kumamoto university webcam)
Activity at the volcano picked up and went through an intense phase of strong, continuous ash emissions Wednesday. An ash plume rose to approx. 3 km altitude, according to Tokyo VAAC. Read more... read all
Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 09:25
Incandescence at Nakadake crater (JMO)
Activity from the Nakadake crater has intensified. Since yesterday, ash emissions and comparably strong incandescence have been observed, suggesting that a new magmatic eruption could be under way. Read more... read all
Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 08:04
A small explosion or ash emission was reported from the volcano at 03:00 UTC (noon local time in Japan) via VAAC Tokyo. Read more...

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