Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates
Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan): strong explosion today
Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 10:4410:44 AM | BY: MARTIN
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Near-constant vulcanian activity is characterized by occasional strong explosions as it occurred today.
Dense ash column generated at Suwanosejima volcano today (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
The eruption started at Suwanosejima volcano at about 15:50 local time. A dense dark ash plume rose to estimated 6,000 ft (1,828 m) altitude and drifted W. Ejected blocks reached distance approx. 400 m away from the crater.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 20 January 2021
Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 06:00
Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 23:00
Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20210119/2233Z FL060 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 19/2230Z
Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 18:00
Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 06:15
Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 16/0520Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)