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Sukai-Kesemaru volcano

Updated: Dec 8, 2022 05:19 GMT -
Stratovolcano(es) 2144 m / 7034 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.69°N / 139.34°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Sukai-Kesemaru volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thursday, December 1, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 2, 2022 8:42 am (GMT +9) (Dec 1, 2022 23:42 GMT)

149 km
39 km (24 mi)
23 km east of Shiozawa, Minamiuonuma Shi, Niigata, Japan
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 30, 2022 4:14 pm (GMT +9) (Nov 30, 2022 07:14 GMT)

4.3 km
9.3 km (5.8 mi)
24 km west of Imaichi, Nikko-shi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan
Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 25, 2022 11:02 am (GMT +9) (Nov 25, 2022 02:02 GMT)

91 km
44 km (27 mi)
5.1 km northwest of Tochigi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan


The basaltic-to-dacitic Sukai stratovolcano was active about 1.6-0.9 million years ago (Nakano et al., 2001-). Koshin-zan volcano is part of the Sukai edifice, and activity of the roughly 1-million-year-old Kesemaru-yama volcano to the south overlapped with activity at Sukai-san volcano.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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