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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: ERUPTED AT 20201001/2325Z FL060 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 02/0100Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Fri, 2 Oct 2020, 01:30
01:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:25 UTC, 02/10/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201002/0125Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/165
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20201001/2325Z FL060 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 02/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N2938 E12943 - N2936 E12933 - N2954 E12932 -
N2945 E12944 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0700Z SFC/FL060 N3001 E12912 - N2943 E12910 -
N2927 E12834
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1300Z SFC/FL050 N2958 E12829 - N2945 E12823 -

N2921 E12727 - N2937 E12744
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20201002/0600Z=

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