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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
Last earthquakes nearby
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Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano news & activity updates:

Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200111/0605Z OVER FL090 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 11/0600Z

Saturday Jan 11, 2020 06:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 11 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 11 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 06:16 UTC, 11/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200111/0616Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KUCHINOERABUJIMA 282050
PSN: N3027 E13013
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 657M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20200111/0605Z OVER FL090 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 11/0600Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 280/68KT

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
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano´s emissions yesterday (image: JMA)
Monday, Nov 18, 2019
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. ... [more]
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]
 

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