Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Suwanosejima volcano (Tokara Islands, Japan): explosions with ash plumes and night-time glow

Wed, 24 Mar 2021, 21:04
21:04 PM | BY: T
JMA reported that the seismic network for Suwanosejima's Ontake Crater detected a total of 11 explosions during 12-19 March. These events produced eruption plumes that rose as high as 1.7 km above the crater rim and ejected bombs up to 700 m away from the crater.
Incandescence from the crater was occasionally visible at night. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a 5-level scale).

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021, 06:00
JMA reported that the seismic network for Suwanosejima's Ontake Crater detected a total of 17 explosions during 19-26 March. These events produced eruption plumes that rose as high as 1.2 km above the crater rim, drifting S, W, and SW, and ejected bombs as far as 500 m away from the crater. Incandescence from the crater was occasionally visible at night. ... Read all
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