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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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

Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 18:15
18:15 PM | 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 13/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210113/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N2940 E12945 - N2938 E12951 - N2930 E12949 -
N2934 E12943 - N2938 E12942 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL060 N2909 E13019 - N2858 E13021 -
N2859 E12944 - N2915 E12929 - N2937 E12943
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL060 N2938 E12943 - N2829 E12936 -

N2843 E12833 - N2924 E12851
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210114/0000Z=

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