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Suwanose-jima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20170104/1252Z FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 04/1300Z

Wed, 4 Jan 2017, 13:30
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=

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Wed, 4 Jan 2017, 06:00

Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 January-10 January 2017 (Continuing Activity)

Based on JMA notices and satellite-image analyses, the Tokyo VAAC reported that during 4-5 January ash plumes from Suwanosejima rose to altitudes of 1.2-1.8 km (4,000-6,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SE and W. ... Read all
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stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands (Japan), 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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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