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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

Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20200714/2215Z OVER FL040 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 14/2210Z

Tuesday Jul 14, 2020 22:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 14 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 14 Jul 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 22:27 UTC, 14/07/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200714/2227Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/70
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20200714/2215Z OVER FL040 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 14/2210Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 270/29KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Monday, Jul 13, 2020
Explosion from Suwanosejima volcano yesterday (image: JMA)
According to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) an explosion occurred from Mitake summit crater at 11:53 local time yesterday. ... read all
Thursday, Jul 02, 2020
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. ... read all

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