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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:
explosive, strombolianLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Suwanose-jima volcano, Japan, news & activity updates
Suwanosejima volcano (Tokara Islands, Japan): increased ash emissions
Monday Aug 03, 2015 16:16 PM | BY: T
The volcano's activity seems to have increased since around 30 July. On Saturday 1 Aug, explosions had produced an ash plume that was visible on satellite images (VAAC Tokyo).
Incandescence is not visible on webcam images, but this is probably due to dust/mist/ash covering the lens.
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Several ash plumes were reported by VAAC Tokyo during the past days. ...
Monday, Feb 16, 2015
Strombolian activity from On-take's crater continues to be on the higher end of the average scale and produces small ash plumes.
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
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.
Saturday, Feb 07, 2015
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).
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