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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: increasing number of volcanic earthquakes

Mon, 18 Nov 2019, 09:15
09:15 AM | BY: MARTIN
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano´s emissions yesterday (image: JMA)
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano´s emissions yesterday (image: JMA)
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the number of volcanic earthquakes increased to 18 since 15 November. The amount of volcanic (sulfur dioxide) emissions continue to be high level.
The volcanic plume reached 3,930 ft (1,200 m) altitude.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 18 November 2019
Previous news
Tue, 5 Nov 2019, 10:03
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. ... read all
Mon, 28 Oct 2019, 08:32
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
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: ... read all

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