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Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano
stratovolcanoes 657 m / 2,155 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 30.44°N / 130.22°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano eruptions:
2015, 2014, 1980, 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1968-69, 1966, 1945, 1933-34, 1932 (?), 1931, 1914, 1906-07 (?), 1841, 1840
radiocarbon-dated: 1560 ± 100 years, 1470 ± 50, 1440 ± 50, 1110 ± 75, 1100 ± 100, 970 AD ± 75, 600 AD ± 75, 1140 BC ± 150, 1450 BC ± 75, 3480 BC ± 150, 9520 BC ± 300
Typical eruption style:
phreatic explosions
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Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano news & activity updates:

latest (Apr-Oct 2020) | Jan-Mar 2020 | 2019 | archive
Wed, 5 Aug 2020, 07:13
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano from satellite on 4 August (image: Sentinel 2)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that an increase of volcano-tectonic earthquakes has been recorded. Read more... read all
Wed, 13 May 2020, 12:00
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 13 May 2020
Tue, 5 May 2020, 15:15
Tue, 5 May 2020, 06:00
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 5 May 2020
Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 09:18
Ash emissions from Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano today (image: @CultureVolcan/twitter)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at Shindake crater continuing emissions of steam and ash generated by the explosions which reached approx. 6,000 ft (1,828 m) altitude. Read more... read all
Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 02:30
Fri, 24 Apr 2020, 14:45
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 24 Apr 2020
Thu, 23 Apr 2020, 02:00
Mon, 20 Apr 2020, 03:00
Fri, 17 Apr 2020, 07:35
Ash emissions from Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano yesterday (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded on 17 April at 03:10 local time one eruption at Shindake crater. Read more... read all

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