Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 September-7 September 2021 (Continuing Activity)
Wed, 1 Sep 2021, 06:00 06:00 AM | BY: VNJMA reported that three explosions at Suwanosejima's Ontake Crater produced eruption plumes that rose as high as 4.8 km above the crater rim during 27 August-3 September. Large volcanic bombs were ejected 700 m from the crater. Crater incandescence was visible nightly and ashfall was often reported in Toshima village (4 km SSW).
The Alert Level remained at 2 and the public was warned to stay 1 km away from the crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Suwanosejima. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1 September-7 September 2021. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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