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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: 16/0520Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jan 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 16/01/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210116/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/34
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 16/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2941 E12945 - N2932 E13013 - N2916 E12948 -
N2937 E12941 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1120Z SFC/FL090 N2911 E13143 - N2740 E13024 -
N2724 E12946 - N2945 E12934
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1720Z SFC/FL080 N2939 E13255 - N2613 E13011 -

N2530 E12855 - N2944 E12939
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210116/1200Z=

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