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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 AT 20200820/0220Z FL050 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 20/0220Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 03:15
03:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 03:02 UTC, 20/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200820/0302Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/110
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20200820/0220Z FL050 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 20/0220Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2937 E12943 - N2936 E12938 - N2930 E12932 -
N2934 E12926 - N2939 E12934 - N2940 E12944 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0820Z SFC/FL050 N2932 E12919 - N2920 E12908 -
N2920 E12846 - N2930 E12850
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1420Z SFC/FL050 N2928 E12843 - N2913 E12829 -

N2911 E12804 - N2922 E12810
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200820/0600Z=

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