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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200111/1800Z OVER FL030 EXTD

Saturday Jan 11, 2020 18:15 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 18:05 UTC, 11/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200111/1805Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KUCHINOERABUJIMA 282050
PSN: N3027 E13013
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 657M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200111/1800Z OVER FL030
EXTD
SW
OBS VA DTG: 11/1750Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 260/59KT

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
Monday, Nov 18, 2019
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. ... read all
Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
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
Monday, Oct 28, 2019
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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