Birao volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 554 m / 1818 ft
Hokkaido, Japan, 43.5°N / 144.41°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Birao volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:33 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 18, 2021 7:33 pm (GMT +9) (Sep 18, 2021 10:33 GMT)

137 km
43 km (27 mi)
Notsuke-gun, 34 km southwest of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan
Friday, September 17, 2021 02:56 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 17, 2021 11:56 am (GMT +9) (Sep 17, 2021 02:56 GMT)

149 km
25 km (16 mi)
Kawakami-gun, 37 km southwest of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 01:23 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 15, 2021 10:23 am (GMT +9) (Sep 15, 2021 01:23 GMT)

10.4 km
39 km (24 mi)
Shari-gun, 34 km southeast of Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan


The Birao volcano group consists of Birao-yama and Sattomonai andesitic-to-rhyolotic stratovolcanoes. Birao volcano was active about 0.5-0.3 million years ago and Sattomonai volcano about 0.1 million years ago (Nakano et al, 2001-).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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