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Hodakadake Volcano

Updated: May 25, 2024 15:01 GMT -
Caldera 3190 m / 10466 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.29°N / 137.65°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance / Location
May 13, 08:24 am (GMT +9)
3.4

256 km
21 km (13 mi) to the SW Japan: NORTHERN GIFU PREF
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Background

Hodakadake, the highest of a rugged group of peaks in the scenic Northern Alps National Park, lies within the Hodaka Graben, the source of two major explosive eruptions about 1.75 million years ago. The eruption of the caldera-forming Nyukawa Pyroclastic Flow Deposit about 1.76 million years ago (Kimura and Nagahashi, 2007) was followed by the Ebisutoge-Fukuda Tephra, with an estimated volume of 380-490 km3 (Kataoka et al., 2001).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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