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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: 07/2320Z to 4000 ft (1200 m)

Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  8 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 8 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 08/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210207/2359Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/82
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 07/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N2939 E12944 - N2913 E13002 - N2911 E12957 -
N2938 E12942 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0520Z SFC/FL040 N2754 E13059 - N2737 E13041 -
N2938 E12943
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1120Z SFC/FL040 N2557 E13124 - N2541 E13049 -

N2938 E12943
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210208/0600Z=

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