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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)
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Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates
Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan): glow visible at night
Wed, 19 Aug 2020, 08:32
08:32 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption from Suwanosejima volcano associated with constant glow (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded another eruptive event from Mitake crater occurred at 20:00 local time yesterday.
An explosion at the volcano generated a grey ash plume, which rose approx. 3,937 ft (1,200 m)
above the summit and drifted S.
Constant glow is visible from the summit crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 19 August 2020
No significant change in activity has occurred since the last update. ... read all
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ... read all
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