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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: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20210223/1800Z FL070 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 23/1750Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 18:30
18:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:14 UTC, 23/02/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210223/1814Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/103
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20210223/1800Z FL070 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 23/1750Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N2938 E12946 - N2926 E12934 - N2933 E12929 -
N2940 E12943 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/2350Z SFC/FL070 N2938 E13005 - N2858 E13005 -
N2902 E12817 - N2941 E12910
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0550Z SFC/FL080 N2932 E13000 - N2845 E13013 -

N2846 E12755 - N2830 E12642 - N2908 E12652 - N2937 E12724
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE
AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210224/0000Z=

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