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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:

Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) activity update: alert level remains at 3

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 10:03 AM | BY: MARTIN

Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the number of volcanic earthquakes increased to 20. The amount of volcanic gas (sulfur dioxide) released has increased since the 3rd November.
The volcanic plume reached 1050 m (3 500 ft) altitude.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 5 November 2019
Previous news
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Monday, Oct 28, 2019
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) raised the alert level of the volcano to 3 (on a scale of 1-5) due to a recent increase of activity at the crater: ... [more]
Saturday, Feb 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 29 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

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