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Suwanose-jima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20170116/2035Z FL040 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 16/2200Z

Mon, 16 Jan 2017, 22:45
22:45 PM |
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 22:41 UTC, 16/01/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170116/2241Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20170116/2035Z FL040 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 16/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N2940 E12945 - N2925 E12937 - N2926 E12934 -
N2942 E12942 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0400Z SFC/FL040 N2916 E12852 - N2913 E12858 -
N2855 E12852 - N2843 E12840 - N2846 E12833
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1000Z SFC/FL030 N2907 E12801 - N2835 E12737 -

N2837 E12728 - N2908 E12752
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1600Z SFC/FL040 N2852 E12710 - N2828 E12656 -

N2827 E12648 - N2901 E12700 - N2925 E12719 - N2927 E12728
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170117/0000Z=

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017, 06:00

Suwanosejima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 January-17 January 2017 (Continuing Activity)

Based on JMA notices and satellite-image analyses, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 17 January an ash plume from Suwanosejima rose to an altitude of 1.2 km (4,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S. ... 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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