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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Suwanose-jima volcano eruptions:
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)
Typical eruption style:
explosive, strombolian
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Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Thu, 2 Jul 2020, 08:04
Suwanosejima volcano this morning (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that explosion occurred from the Otake crater this morning at 08:36 local time. Ash plume reached 19,685 ft (6,000 m) altitude and drifted E. ...more [read all]
Thu, 2 Jul 2020, 00:00
Wed, 17 Jun 2020, 15:15
Thu, 4 Jun 2020, 16:00
Mon, 1 Jun 2020, 07:15
Constant glow from Suwanosejima volcano on 29 May (image: @TaTohru/twitter)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that eruptive activity of the volcano continues during the past days. Five eruptions were recorded since the last update. The last eruption occurred on 29 May at 23:19 local time when explosion generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 4,000 ft (1,219 m) altitude and drifted E. ...more [read all]
Thu, 28 May 2020, 17:30
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 28 May 2020
Sun, 24 May 2020, 01:00
Sat, 23 May 2020, 11:30
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 23 May 2020
Fri, 22 May 2020, 20:30
Fri, 22 May 2020, 09:45
Constant glow from Suwanosejima volcano on 14 May (image: @TaTohru/twitter)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded an minor explosion which reached approx. 5,000 ft (1,524 m) altitude and drifted S (VAAC Tokyo). ...more [read all]

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