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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 20161025/0713Z FL050 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 25/0740Z

Tuesday Oct 25, 2016 08:15 AM |

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 25 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 25 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 08:13 UTC, 25/10/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161025/0813Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/133
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20161025/0713Z FL050 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 25/0740Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2941 E12944 - N2934 E13014 - N2937 E13021 -
N2935 E13024 - N2929 E13016 - N2939 E12943 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1340Z SFC/FL040 N2935 E13033 - N2939 E13046 -
N2902 E13121 - N2850 E13110
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1940Z SFC/FL040 N2847 E13058 - N2917 E13104 -

N2910 E13114 - N2816 E13128 - N2757 E13114
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0140Z SFC/FL030 N2821 E13052 - N2858 E13117 -

N2741 E13113 - N2725 E13051
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161025/1200Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Oct 06, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Sep 2016
Friday, Sep 16, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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