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Niigata-Yake-yama volcano
lava dome 2400 m / 7,874 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.92°N / 138.04°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Niigata-Yake-yama volcano eruptions:
1998, 1997, 1989, 1987, 1983, 1974, 1963, 1962, 1949, 1854, 1852, 1773, 1361, 989, 887
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Niigata-Yake-yama volcano news & activity updates:

Niigata Yake-Yama volcano (Honshu, Japan): small explosive activity

Sun, 8 May 2016, 10:36
10:36 AM | BY: T
Visual and thermal images of Niigata Yake-Yama on 6 May (t) compared to 15 April (b) (JMA)
Visual and thermal images of Niigata Yake-Yama on 6 May (t) compared to 15 April (b) (JMA)
A very small (presumably phreatic) eruption took place at the volcano during the past days.
A small fresh ash deposit was detected on an overflight by JMA on 6 May on the upper eastern crater flank.
Previous news
Fri, 6 May 2016, 10:25
Seismic unrest (1 and 2) and slight inflation (3) at Niigata Yake-Yama (source: JMA)
An increase in small earthquakes has been detected under the volcano located on the border between Niigata and Nagano Prefecture recently. ... read all

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