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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: restless (2 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 20170104/1252Z FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 04/1300Z

Wednesday Jan 04, 2017 13:30 PM |

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  4 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 4 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 13:21 UTC, 04/01/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170104/1321Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20170104/1252Z FL040 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 04/1300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N2939 E12944 - N2924 E12950 - N2923 E12946 -
N2938 E12942 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1900Z SFC/FL040 N2849 E13012 - N2831 E13020 -
N2822 E12951 - N2836 E12944
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0100Z SFC/FL030 N2756 E13000 - N2735 E13012 -

N2725 E12945 - N2740 E12928
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170104/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 17 Dec 2016
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016
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Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Dec 2016
Friday, Dec 16, 2016
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Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
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Glow from Suwanosejima's Otake crater this evening (JMA webcam)
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
The volcano continues to be in a phase of elevated activity which started gradually after around mid November. Webcams show intense glow, presumably generated by frequent explosions and / or the presence of a lava dome (or lava lake) in the active Otake crater in the northern end of the small island. ... [more]

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