Kikai volcano (Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 May-4 June 2002 (New Activity / Unrest)
The Air Force Weather Agency reported that plumes were visible on satellite imagery emanating from Kikai during 24-28 May. The thin plumes drifted to the S on the 24th, SE on the 25th and 26th, S on the 27th, and E on the 28th. The plumes were estimated to be lower than 3 km a.s.l.
Wed, 29 May 2002, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Ash was seen from the island of Yaku-shima on 26 May during 1600-1800. After 29 May the area was covered with meteorological clouds, preventing satellite observations.
Source: US Air Force Weather Agency
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2002. Report on Kikai. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 29 May-4 June 2002. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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