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Hakone volcano news & activity updates:
Wed, 1 Jul 2015, 11:05
Following a small explosion in the Owakudani hydrothermal area and increased seismic activity, the alert level of the volcano was raised to 3 (on a scale of 1-5) on 30 June. ...more
Fri, 22 May 2015, 15:01
Deformation at Hakone volcano (Owakudani valley in circle) during 7-21 May based on interference SAR data (GSI)
Unrest at the Owakudani valley continues. Fumarolic activity has increased drastically. Ground has lifted by up to 15 cm during 7-21 May, or up to 20 cm when compared to early October last year.
Thu, 7 May 2015, 09:21
Earthquakes under Hakone volcano (JMA)
An eruption warning has been declared for the volcano, as increased seismic activity under the Ōwakudani hydrothermal field were registered during the past days and could herald sudden phreatic explosions. ...more
Fri, 1 Mar 2013, 16:38
The latest bulletin of the Japan Meteorological Agency mentions that an increase in seismicity since January 11 near the intra-caldera dome Komagatake is beginning to worry scientists about a possible new activity. ...more
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