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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 strombolian activity
Thursday Oct 01, 2015 07:51 AM | BY: T
Glow from strombolian activity at Suwanose-jima volcano (JMA webcam on Toshima)
Strombolian activity has picked up from the Ontake crater during the past week. Glow from the eruptions can often be seen from neighboring Toshima island, where one of the JMA webcams is installed.
Monday, Aug 03, 2015
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). ...
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.
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