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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 20161106/0352Z FL050 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 06/0440Z

Sunday Nov 06, 2016 05:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 05:15 UTC, 06/11/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161106/0515Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/145
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20161106/0352Z FL050 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 06/0440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2937 E12944 - N2928 E12938 - N2928 E12934 -
N2936 E12933 - N2942 E12943 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1040Z SFC/FL050 N2836 E12900 - N2827 E12909 -
N2810 E12904 - N2813 E12846 - N2824 E12845
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1640Z SFC/FL040 N2729 E12738 - N2723 E12753 -

N2658 E12744 - N2714 E12722
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161106/0900Z=

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