Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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 AT 20210208/1300Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 08/1300Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 13:30
13:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 13:26 UTC, 08/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210208/1326Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/84
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210208/1300Z FL050 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 08/1300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2939 E12946 - N2904 E12959 - N2901 E12949 -
N2939 E12941 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1900Z SFC/FL050 N2751 E13022 - N2658 E13031 -
N2658 E12943 - N2938 E12943
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0100Z SFC/FL050 N2948 E12944 - N2731 E12959 -

N2623 E12938 - N2533 E12959 - N2522 E12901 - N2620 E12903
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210208/1800Z=

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.