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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

Fri, 10 Jan 2020, 13:15
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 10 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 9 Jan 2020, 23:00
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 9 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 9 Jan 2020, 09:59
Explosion from Suwanosejima’s crater today (image: JMA)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded on 28 December minor eruption at volcano’s Ontake Crater. Explosions were recorded on 31 December and 3 January. An ash plume rose 2,624 ft (800 m) above the crater. ...more [read all]
Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 13:00
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 6 Jan 2020, 16:45
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 6 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 5 Jan 2020, 13:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 5 Jan 2020, 06:00
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 5 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 4 Jan 2020, 20:00
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 4 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 4 Jan 2020, 04:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 3 Jan 2020, 19:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 3 Jan 2020, 06:15
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 3 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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