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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20160916/2130Z FL090 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 16/2130Z

Friday Sep 16, 2016 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 21:52 UTC, 16/09/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160916/2152Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/125
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20160916/2130Z FL090 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 16/2130Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL090 180/15KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 15 Sep 2016
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Suwanosejima island seen this evening from Toshima island 20 km to the NE (JMA webcam)
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
After about a week of relative calm, the volcano's activity - probably strombolian explosions from Ontake crater - has again picked since last night. ... [more]
Ash plume from an explosion at Suwanose-jima volcano this evening (early morning in Japan, JMA webcam)
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Activity has been more intermittent over the past days, but occasional (presumably strombolian) explosions continue to occur, producing small ash plumes that rise up to approx. 2 km altitude and quickly disperse. [more]
Glow and steam plume from Suwanosejima this morning (JMA webcam)
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016
The volcano's activity has picked up again. Since yesterday, webcam images show constant red glow and intense degassing as well as intermittent ash emissions some of which have also been reported by Tokyo VAAC. ... [more]
Ash plume from Suwanose-jima yesterday
Monday, Jul 25, 2016
Judging from recent webcam imagery, activity has decreased again at the volcano although the On-take crater continues to produce a significant steam plume and occasional ash emissions, but much less vigorous than earlier this month. Only week glow if any can be seen at night. [more]

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