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Honshu, Japan, 36.62°N / 138.54°E
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Kusatsu-Shirane volcano eruptions:
1989, 1982-83, 1976, 1958, 1942, 1939, 1938(?), 1937, 1934, 1933(?), 1932, 1927, 1925, 1905, 1903(?), 1902, 1900, 1897, 1882, 1805
Typical eruption style:
phreatic eruptions from the crater lakes
Last earthquakes nearby
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Kusatsu-Shirane volcano news & activity updates:
Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 15:44
JMA reported that during 8-15 August volcanic earthquakes continued at Kusatsu-Shiranesan’s crater, although they had decreased from early August and tremor was absent. The Alert Level remains at 2 (on a scale of 1-5). ...more
Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 15:00
JMA reported that deformation of Kusatsu-Shiranesan’s crater and the elevated temperatures which began earlier in March, continued during 25-30 June. ...more
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