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Aso volcano
caldera 1592 m / 5,223 ft
central Kyushu, Japan, 32.88°N / 131.11°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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
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Aso volcano news & activity updates

Aso volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Thursday Feb 05, 2015 20:11 PM | BY: T

Stronger strombolian eruption at Aso on 3 Feb (Kyoto Univ. crater webcam)
Stronger strombolian eruption at Aso on 3 Feb (Kyoto Univ. crater webcam)
No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing strombolian eruption from Asosan's Nakadake Crater althugh its intensity seems to have decreased. Incandescent material from intermittent explosions is sometimes ejected onto the crater rim, and plumes rise up to approx. 1 km above the crater.
Previous news
Ash plume from a strombolian explosion in Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
Ash-rich strombolian activity continues from the Nakadake crater with little changes over the past weeks. [more]
Nasa satellite image of ash emissions from Aso volcano on 13 Jan 2015 (NASA Earth Observatory)
Sunday, Jan 18, 2015
Strombolian activity with abundant ash emissions continue with little variations from the Nakadake crater. [more]
Strombolian eruption from Nakadake crater this evening
Monday, Jan 05, 2015
The strombolian eruption continues at the Nakadake crater with little changes. The main vents has frequent small to moderate strombolian explosions. ... [more]
Strombolian explosion at Aso volcano this morning
Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
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. ... [more]
Steam plume from Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
The strombolian eruption continues from Nakadake crater. ... [more]

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