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Volcano Calendar 2019
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stratovolcanoes 657 m / 2,155 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 30.44°N / 130.22°ECurrent status
(2 out of 5)Kuchinoerabu-jima webcams / live data
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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 ± 300Typical eruption style:
phreatic explosionsLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano news & activity updates:
Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20190117/0019Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 17/0010Z
Thursday Jan 17, 2019 00:30 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 00:22 UTC, 17/01/19 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KUCHINOERABUJIMA 282050
PSN: N3027 E13013
SUMMIT ELEV: 657M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/2
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20190117/0019Z VA CLD UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 17/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 250/91KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
A new and very small eruption is occurring, with ash plumes rising only a few thousand feet above sea level. This follows the unrest in August, when the Alert Level was raised to 4, as there were concerns about a repeat of the large explosion in 2015. This subsequently declined, the Alert Level dropped to 3, where it remains.
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the official government body in charge of monitoring volcanoes, lowered the alert level for the island, after no more significant activity has occurred at the volcano since 19 June 2015 (i.e. almost one year). ... [more]
Friday, Jun 19, 2015
Another eruption occurred from the Shindake crater shortly after noon on 18 June. It was not directly observed due to cloud cover and the island being evacuated, but sent out a clear explosion signal picked up on seismic stations. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jun 02, 2015
An analysis of the erupted ash from 29 May confirms that the explosion was, as suspected, phreatomagmatic in origin, i.e. driven by the presence of new magma interacting with external water. ...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
So far, the volcano has remained calm so far, although a new explosion remains a possibility and the highest alert level 5 (evacuation) remains in place. ... [more]
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