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Azuma volcano
stratovolcanoes 2035 m / 6,676 ft
Honshu, Japan, 37.73°N / 140.25°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Azuma volcano eruptions:
2008, 1977, 1966, 1952 (?), 1950, 1914, 1896, 1895, 1894, 1893, 1893, 1844, 1800 (?), 1711?, 1331, 600 AD ± 200 (RC), 150 BC ± 200 (RC), 950 BC ± 100 (RC), 1800 BC ± 50 (RC), 2750 BC ± 200 (RC), 3000 BC ± 50 (RC), 4150 BC ± 500 (RC), 4550 BC ± 1000 (TC), 5400 BC ± 200 (RC), 5700 BC ± 50 (RC)
(RC: radiocarbon-dated, TC: tephrochronology
Typical eruption style:
explosive (phreatic)
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Azuma volcano news & activity updates:

Azuma volcano (Honshu, Japan): sulfur dioxide burning

Friday Jul 24, 2020 09:37 AM | BY: MARTIN

Sulfur dioxide burning at Azuma volcano (image: JMA)
Sulfur dioxide burning at Azuma volcano (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that surveillance cameras observed during 22 Jul at 20:00 local time and 23 July at 15:30 local time a burning of sulfur dioxide (SO2) around Oana crater.
This phenomenon was observed for the first time in November 2011.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 24 July 2020
Previous news
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
On 17 June JMA lowered the alert level for Azumayama to 1 (the lowest level on a 5-level scale), noting that deformation and elevated seismicity recorded in May had stabilized and decreased, respectively. ... read all
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
Japan's Met Office (JMA) detected increased seismic activity at the volcano and raised the alert level to 2. Access to the crater, a popular walking trail, is now closed. ... read all

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