Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

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

Tue, 27 Apr 2021, 09:03
09:03 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption from Suwanosejima volcano today (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Eruption from Suwanosejima volcano today (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Glow at the summit Ontake crater visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
Glow at the summit Ontake crater visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
Ongoing vulcanian activity continues characterized by occasional ash emissions from the summit Ontake crater.
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

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