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Suiyo volcano

submarine volcano -1418 m / -4,652 ft
Izu Islands, Japan, 28.6°N / 140.63°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unknown
Suiyo volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 28 Sep
Thu, 28 Sep 11:29 UTCM 5.5 / 60 km49 km BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Wed, 27 Sep
Wed, 27 Sep 21:47 UTCM 4.7 / 33.1 km17 km- 244km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan
Wed, 27 Sep 21:10 UTCM 4.8 / 38.6 km20 km- 248km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan
Suiyo is an active submarine volcano forming one of the Shichiyo Seamounts, which are named for the 7 days of the week and are located south of Sofugan volcano. Suiyo ("Wednesday") is an basaltic-to-dacitic submarine volcano with a caldera and lava dome that rises about 1400 m from the sea floor to within 1418 m of the sea surface.
The summit caldera is 1.5 km wide and about 500 m deep. Major hydrothermal activity was observed in July 1991, with temperatures reaching more the 290 degrees C, and the volcano was reclassified as active by the Japan Meteorological Agency.


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