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Kirishima volcano
Shield volcano 1700 m / 5,577 f
Kyushu, Japan, 31.93°N / 130.86°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Kirishima volcano eruptions:
2018, 2017, 2011, 2008, 1992, 1979, 1971, 1959, 1946(?), 1923, 1914, 1913-14, 1903, 1899-1900, 1898, 1898, 1897, 1896, 1895-96, 1894, 1891, 1889, 1888, 1887, 1880, 1832, 1822, 1771-72, 1769, 1768, 1719, 1717, 1716-17, 1716, 1706, 1690, 1678, 1677, 1667(?), 1662-64, 1659-61, 1637-38, 1628, 1620, 1615-18, 1613-14, 1598-1600, 1596?, 1595, 1588, 1587, 1585, 1576-78, 1574, 1566, 1566, 1554, 1524, 1381, 1235, 1184, 1175(?), 1167, 1113, 1112, 945, 858, 857, 843-48, 837-39, 788, 742
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Kirishima volcano news & activity updates

latest (2020) | 2019 | Mar-Dec 2018 | archive
Thu, 23 Apr 2020, 08:08
Kirishima volcano (Kyushu Island, Japan): increased seismic activity
According to Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA), the seismicity has increased after fluctuating levels of the volcano during the past weeks. ...more [read all]
Sun, 12 Apr 2020, 10:21
Emissions of gas and steam plumes from Kirishima volcano yesterday (image: MBC webcam)
The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded during 6-10 April 177 volcano-tectonic earthquakes below the Shinmoedake crater. The number of volcanic earthquakes repeatedly increased and decreased. No volcanic tremor has been detected. ...more [read all]
Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 08:37
Kirishima's Shinmoedake crater seen yesterday (image: MBC webcam)
The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that volcano-tectonic earthquakes have increased since 2 January 2020 due to an eruption. ...more [read all]
latest (2020) | 2019 | Mar-Dec 2018 | archive

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