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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 (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) activity update
Saturday Feb 07, 2015 15:39 PM | BY: T
An eruption from the volcano was reported this morning by Tokyo VAAC.
Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Occasional strombolian eruptions occur from time to time. An explosion was reported yesterday (Tokyo VAAC).
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
Intermittent, probably strombolian activity persists at the On-take crater. JMA reported a small explosion from the volcano yesterday, but bad weather conditions don't allow clear webcam images.
Monday, Jan 05, 2015
Intermittent activity continues at the volcano. A small eruption was reported to have occurred this morning, producing an ash plume that rose to 1.8 km and drifted NE.
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
Tokyo VAAC reported a small eruption this morning, producing an ash plume to 6,000 ft (1.8 km) altitude. ...
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
A small ash eruption occurred yesterday evening. An ash plume rose to approx 2 km altitude.
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