Aso volcano news & activity updates
Aso volcano (central Kyushu, Japan): elevated activity continues
Mon, 24 Feb 2020, 08:5808:58 AM | BY: MARTIN
Aso volcano today (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the activity of the volcano continues since the last eruption at Nakadake crater on 7 January.
Incandescence and an ash plume from Aso volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume rose 5,577 ft (1,700 m) above the crater rim.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 2200-2900 tonnes/day.
Seismicity remained elevated with periods of amplitude tremor.
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 February 2020
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