Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 7 December-13 December 2016 (Continuing Activity)
Based on JMA notices, pilot observations, and satellite-image analyses, the Tokyo VAAC reported that explosions at Suwanosejima on 13 December generated ash plumes that rose to an altitude of 4 km (13,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on Suwanosejima. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 7 December-13 December 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016, 06:00
Suwanose-jima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20161129/0536Z FL070 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 29/0530Z
Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 15:16
The volcano continues to be in a phase of elevated activity which started gradually after around mid November. Webcams show intense glow, presumably generated by frequent explosions and / or the presence of a lava dome (or lava lake) in the active Otake crater in the northern end of the small island. Read all