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Kirishima vulkaan
Shield volcano 1700 m / 5,577 f
Kyushu, Japan, 31.93°N / 130.86°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Kirishima volcano (Kyushu, Japan): intense ash emissions

Tuesday Mar 06, 2018 00:21 AM | DOOR: T

Ash emissions from Kirishima volcano this morning (JMA webcam)
Ash emissions from Kirishima volcano this morning (JMA webcam)
The volcano's activity is currently elevated. Near-continuous ash emissions and ejections of very hot material (probably fresh lava) from the Shinmoedake crater started again after a period of intermittent activity the previous days.
The volcano resumed its activity on 1 March, after having paused only since Oct 2017.
Vorig nieuws
Evolution of the fumarole field of Iwo crater between Dec 2015 and Feb 2016 (JMA)
Monday, Feb 29, 2016
A "near-crater" warning was issued for the volcano by JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), in particular for the Iwo crater where an increase in seismic activity, fumarole temperatures and degassing (including poisonous H2S) in an area about 100x100 m wide has been observed over the past months. ... [meer...]
Thermal imagery and photo of the new fumarole field at Kirishima (JMA)
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
New fumaroles have been detected on the SW flank of the Iozan Ebino crater and a strong sulfur smell was reported. ... [meer...]
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Elevated seismic activity has been recorded since early July, the Japan Meterological Agency (JMA) reported. Yesterday, a phase of volcanic tremor occurred that lasted 3 minutes and a slight ground deformation was detected. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a "near crater warning" for the Shinmoedake vent of Kirishima volcano last Friday. Increased earthquake activity were detected and mean an increased risk of a possible (probably phreatic) explosions. ... [meer...]

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