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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) 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: 15/0820Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 09:15
09:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 15 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 15 Jan 2021
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 NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 09:00 UTC, 15/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210115/0900Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/28
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 15/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N2937 E12941 - N2943 E12940 - N2944 E12947 -
N2938 E12944 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1420Z SFC/FL070 N3021 E12957 - N2952 E13038 -
N2936 E12941 - N3010 E12932
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/2020Z SFC/FL070 N3051 E13046 - N3020 E13133 -

N2926 E13007 - N2940 E12937
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210115/1200Z=

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