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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: 05/0520Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Fri, 5 Feb 2021, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  5 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 5 Feb 2021
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 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 05/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210205/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/76
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 05/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N2939 E12941 - N2952 E12955 - N2945 E13003 -
N2935 E12944 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1120Z SFC/FL060 N3031 E13213 - N3018 E13208 -
N2935 E12936 - N3043 E13113
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1720Z SFC/FL060 N3109 E13423 - N2934 E12936 -

N3135 E13143 - N3153 E13253
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210205/1200Z=

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