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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: 13/1120Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Fri, 13 Nov 2020, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Nov 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:03 UTC, 13/11/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201113/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/268
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N2938 E12947 - N2924 E12936 - N2928 E12933 -
N2943 E12941 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL070 N2946 E12952 - N2819 E12843 -
N2832 E12824 - N2908 E12817
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL070 N2941 E12948 - N2715 E12723 -

N2822 E12643 - N2919 E12740
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20201113/1800Z=

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