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stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Suwanose-jima webcams / live data
| ReportsSuwanose-jima volcano videosSuwanose-jima volcano booksSuwanose-jima volcano eruptions:
2004 (Oct) - ongoing: intermittent strombolian-type activity
Since 1949: essentially continuous activity
2000 (Dec) - Jul 2004 (Jul): strombolian activity, 1999 (Jan-Feb, June), 1996 (Dec) - 1997 (Apr), 1949-96, 1940, 1938, 1934 (?), 1925, 1921-22, 1915 (?), 1914 (?), 1889, 1885, 1884, 1877, 1813-14 (sub-plinian Bunka eruption), around 1600 AD (large explosive eruption)Typical eruption style:
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Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates
Suwanose-jima volcano (Tokara Islands, Japan) activity update
Wednesday Jan 22, 2014 09:30 AM | BY: T
Ash plume from an eruption at Suwanose-jima this morning
The volcano continues to be in eruption. It regularly has (probably strombolian-type) explosions that produce small to medium-sized ash plumes up to 1-2 km in height.
Monday, Jan 13, 2014
Activity remains elevated. Bright glow from what is most likely strong and near-continuous strombolian activity, a degassing plume and sometimes low ash plumes are visible on the webcam: ...
Thursday, Jan 09, 2014
Occasional stronger explosions at the volcano produce dark ash plumes rising up to 1-1.5 km altitude.
Monday, Jan 06, 2014
Intense (likely strombolian) activity continues at the remote volcano in Japan's Tokara islands. ...
Thursday, Jan 02, 2014
An explosion this morning sent an ash plume to 6,000 ft (1.8 km) altitude, VAAC Tokyo reported.
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013
The volcano continues to produce frequent and intense strombolian explosions and produces a low level ash plume.
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