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Kanpu volcano

cinder cone, maars 355 m / 1,165 ft
Honshu, Japan, 39.93°N / 139.88°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Kanpu volcano eruptions: ca. 10,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 24 Jul
Mon, 24 Jul 15:15 UTCM 2.6 / 16.1 km16 kmOGA PENINSULA REGION
Mon, 24 Jul 05:23 UTCM 2.5 / 17.4 km17 kmOGA PENINSULA REGION
Mon, 24 Jul 02:15 UTCM 4.6 / 16.7 km17 kmOGA PENINSULA REGION
Kanpu volcano (also known as Ichinomegata) is a small cone on the Oga Peninsula NW of Akita City.

Background:

According to John Seach, "a pumice eruption and lava flows occurred 2700 years ago", but no other source of this perhaps false information could be located.


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