Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan): sporadic explosions with ash plumes and night-time glow
Tue, 27 Apr 2021, 09:0309:03 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption from Suwanosejima volcano today (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Ongoing vulcanian activity continues characterized by occasional ash emissions from the summit Ontake crater.
Glow at the summit Ontake crater visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported eruption plumes that rose as high as 1.7 km above the crater rim and ejected bombs up to 600 m away from the crater.
Incandescence from the crater was visible at night in satellite images.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a 5-level scale).
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 27 April 2021
Mon, 26 Apr 2021, 18:15
Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 26/1720Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)