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Aso volcano
caldera 1592 m / 5,223 ft
central Kyushu, Japan, 32.88°N / 131.11°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015 16:26 PM | BY: T

Strombolian explosion at Aso's Nakadake crater a few minutes ago
Strombolian explosion at Aso's Nakadake crater a few minutes ago
The strombolian eruption continues with little changes. Incandescent bombs are ejected from the main vent of Nakadake crater to above the crater rim. Low level ash plumes rise to 1-2 km altitude.
Previous news
Ash plume from Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Monday, Feb 16, 2015
No significant changes in the ongoing mild eruption have occurred over the past weeks. Small ash emissions from strombolian activity inside Nakadake crater are near continuous. [more]
Stronger strombolian eruption at Aso on 3 Feb (Kyoto Univ. crater webcam)
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
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. [more]
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]

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