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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: 21/1120Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sun, 21 Feb 2021, 12:15
12:15 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 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 21/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210221/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/97
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 21/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2940 E12939 - N2948 E12950 - N2943 E12954 -
N2935 E12942 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1720Z SFC/FL050 N3049 E13145 - N3039 E13149 -
N2930 E12934 - N3042 E13055
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/2320Z SFC/FL050 N3137 E13417 - N2942 E13055 -

N2934 E12939 - N3143 E13249
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20210221/1800Z=

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