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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Suwanose-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:
explosive, strombolian
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Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates

Suwanose-jima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) activity update: strombolian activity

Thursday Feb 12, 2015 16:54 PM | BY: T

Strombolian eruption from Suwanosejima volcano this morning, seen from Nakanoshima Island in 30 km distance (JMA webcam)
Strombolian eruption from Suwanosejima volcano this morning, seen from Nakanoshima Island in 30 km distance (JMA webcam)
The volcano has been more active during the past days, with frequent, sometimes intense strombolian activity visible from neighboring islands. Small ash plumes rose to 6,000 ft (1.8 km) altitude.
Previous news
Saturday, Feb 07, 2015
An eruption from the volcano was reported this morning by Tokyo VAAC. [more]
Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Occasional strombolian eruptions occur from time to time. An explosion was reported yesterday (Tokyo VAAC). [more]
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. [more]
Small plume from Suwanosejima volcano this morning
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. [more]
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
Tokyo VAAC reported a small eruption this morning, producing an ash plume to 6,000 ft (1.8 km) altitude. ... [more]
 

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