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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Saturday Aug 01, 2020 12:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  1 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 1 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 11:58 UTC, 01/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200801/1158Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/91
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 01/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2938 E12943 - N2943 E12951 - N2952 E12943 -
N2944 E12931 - N2936 E12939 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1720Z SFC/FL080 N3028 E12925 - N3014 E12945 -
N2938 E12948 - N3018 E12904
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2320Z SFC/FL080 N3111 E12926 - N3012 E13012 -

N2934 E12943 - N3015 E12940 - N3057 E12910
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200801/1800Z=

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Monday, Jul 27, 2020
Explosion from Suwanosejima volcano on 25 July (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
According to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) another explosive eruption of the volcano occurred at 12:00 local time today. Emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content rose 6,561 ft (2,000 m) above the crater and drifted NW. ... read all

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