Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano news & activity updates:
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan): weekly volcanic activity report 22-28 Jan 2020
Thu, 30 Jan 2020, 08:3808:38 AM | BY: MARTIN
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded small eruptive events on 20, 23 and 24 January. They produced grey-white plumes which reached approx. 3,795 ft (1,157 m) altitude and drifted NE.
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano today (image: JMA)
During 25-26 January was recorded increasing seismic activity associated with volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
On 27 January they recorded an eruptive event at 01:48 local time, though weather clouds prevented visual confirmation.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions were 200-1,000 tonnes/day during 20-27 January.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22-28 Jan 2020
Sun, 26 Jan 2020, 17:15
Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION AT 20200126/1648Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 26/1650Z
Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 19:45
Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200123/1923Z FL030 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 23/1920Z
Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 06:15
Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200123/0600Z FL030 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 23/0550Z
Wed, 22 Jan 2020, 22:15
Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20200122/2204Z FL030 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 22/2150Z