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Stratovulkan 657 m / 2,155 ft
Ryukyu-Inseln, Japan, 30.44°N / 130.22°EAktueller Status
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| ReportsKuchinoerabu-jima Vulkan-B cherAusbrüche des Kuchinoerabu-jima:
1980, 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1968-69, 1966, 1945, 1933-34, 1932 (?), 1931, 1914, 1906-07 (?), 1841, 1840
radiocarbon-dated: 1560 ± 100 years, 1470 ± 50, 1440 ± 50, 1110 ± 75, 1100 ± 100, 970 AD ± 75, 600 AD ± 75, 1140 BC ± 150, 1450 BC ± 75, 3480 BC ± 150, 9520 BC ± 300Typische Aktivität:
phreatic explosionsLetzte Erdbeben in der NäheLetzte Satellitenbilder
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano news & activity updates:
Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 11:27
Evacuated Kuchinoerabu-jima island seen from Yakushima last summer (image: Peter Majtan)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the official government body in charge of monitoring volcanoes, lowered the alert level for the island, after no more significant activity has occurred at the volcano since 19 June 2015 (i.e. almost one year). ...mehr
Fri, 19 Jun 2015, 11:05
Another eruption occurred from the Shindake crater shortly after noon on 18 June. It was not directly observed due to cloud cover and the island being evacuated, but sent out a clear explosion signal picked up on seismic stations. ...mehr
Tue, 2 Jun 2015, 15:54
An analysis of the erupted ash from 29 May confirms that the explosion was, as suspected, phreatomagmatic in origin, i.e. driven by the presence of new magma interacting with external water. ...mehr
Sun, 31 May 2015, 01:11
Aerial image of the harbour area of Kuchinoerabujima island hit by the pyroclastic flow (JMA)
So far, the volcano has remained calm so far, although a new explosion remains a possibility and the highest alert level 5 (evacuation) remains in place. ...mehr
Fri, 29 May 2015, 06:34
Ash plumes from Kuchinoerabu-jima and Sakura-jima volcanoes today (MODIS Terra / NASA)
Two people have been reported injured, presumably burnt by pyroclastic surge, and were flown to a hospital in Yakushima island. ...mehr
Fri, 29 May 2015, 03:57
Ash plume and pyroclastic flow from the eruption of Kuchinoerabujima this morning
A powerful vulcanian explosion occurred this morning at 11:02 am local time at the volcano. The eruption - a both vertical and partially lateral massive explosion, occurred with apparently little warning from the Shintake vent and produced large pyroclastic flows by column collapse. A tall mushroom ash plume quickly rose to approx. 12 km altitude (36,000 ft). ...mehr
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:25
Glow from Shin-Dake crater
Incandescence can be seen from the crater of the volcano, suggesting mild activity (e.g. release of very hot gasses) continues. Since its last eruption in August 2014 the volcano remains at alert level 3 (out of 5).
Fri, 5 Dec 2014, 16:18
JMA reported that no eruptions occurred from the volcano during 25-28 November although the level of activity remained elevated. White plumes rose 200 m above the crater. ...mehr
Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 15:42
No new eruptions seem to have occurred at the volcano since the relatively violent eruption on 4 Aug. ...mehr
Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 07:03
Pyroclastic flow from Kuchinoerabu-Jima yesterday (撮影：ネット管理者 / kuchi-erabu.org)
A new eruption occurred yesterday at the volcano at 12h25 local time. It consisted of a single powerful explosion from the Shin-Dake crater. An ash plume rose to approx 1.5 km height, and a pyroclastic flow was generated. ...mehr
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