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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: 13/2320Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thu, 14 Jan 2021, 00:15
00:15 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 S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 14/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210114/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/21
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N2938 E12943 - N2932 E12943 - N2930 E12939 -
N2940 E12941 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL060 N2938 E12943 - N2854 E12937 -
N2908 E12843 - N2933 E12911
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1120Z SFC/FL060 N2940 E12942 - N2848 E12831 -

N2915 E12721 - N2948 E12822
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210114/0600Z=

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