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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 20201013/0710Z FL040 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 13/0710Z to 4000 ft (1200 m)

Tue, 13 Oct 2020, 07:45
07:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 07:39 UTC, 13/10/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201013/0739Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/173
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20201013/0710Z FL040 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 13/0710Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N2939 E12944 - N2931 E12946 - N2931 E12941 -
N2938 E12942 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1310Z SFC/FL040 N2756 E12917 - N2749 E12901 -
N2802 E12856 - N2810 E12906
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1910Z SFC/FL040 N2651 E12820 - N2643 E12757 -

N2657 E12751 - N2705 E12759
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20201013/1200Z=

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