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Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
Ash content from Suwanosejima volcano (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
According to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) explosive eruption of the volcano continues producing ash emissions that reach up to 7,000 ft (2,133 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the north. Lees alle
 

Suwanose-jima vulkaan

stratovulkaan 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu-eilanden, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: kleine activiteit of uitbarsting waarschuwing (3 out of 5)
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Last update: 15 Sep 2020 (continuing ash emissions)
Typical eruption style: explosive, strombolian
Suwanose-jima vulkaanuitbarstingen: 2004 (Oct) - ongoing: intermittent strombolian-type activity
Since 1949: essentially continuous activity
2000 (Dec) - Jul 2004 (Jul): strombolian activity, 1999 (Jan-Feb, June), 1996 (Dec) - 1997 (Apr), 1949-96, 1940, 1938, 1934 (?), 1925, 1921-22, 1915 (?), 1914 (?), 1889, 1885, 1884, 1877, 1813-14 (sub-plinian Bunka eruption), around 1600 AD (large explosive eruption) Geen recente aardbevingen
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Suwanose-jima (諏訪之瀬島) volcano is Japan's and one of the world's most active volcanoes. It has been in a state of near-continuous strombolian-type eruption since 1949.
The volcano forms the 8 km long spindle-shaped island of the same name in northern Ryuku Islands, Japan. The remote island is home to about 50 residents only.
Suwanose-jima consists of an andesitic stratovolcano with 2 historically active summit craters. Intermittent to continuous strombolian activity began from On-take (Otake), the NE summit crater, in 1949 and has been going on since. After 1996, occasional periods of inactivity have become more frequent.

Background:

The summit of Suwanose-jima volcano is truncated by a large breached crater extending to the sea on the east flank that was formed by edifice collapse.

The largest historical eruption took place in 1813-14, when thick scoria deposits blanketed residential areas, and the SW crater produced 2 lava flows that reached the western coast. At the end of the eruption the summit of On-take collapsed forming a large debris avalanche and creating the horseshoe-shaped Sakuchi caldera, which extends to the eastern coast. The island remained uninhabited for about 70 years after the 1813-1814 eruption. Lava flows reached the eastern coast of the island in 1884.
(Source: Smithsonian / GVP information)

1979-80 activity
A typical 2 year log of activity from Smithsonian's Monthy reports is presented here, illustrating the pulsating, but essentially persistant strombolian activity observed at Suwanose-jima volcano ...meer

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