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Suwanose-jima volcano
stratovolcano 799 m/ 2,621 ft
Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 29.64°N / 129.72°E
Current status: erupting (4 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 20170716/2028Z FL090 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 16/2030Z

Sunday Jul 16, 2017 21:00 PM |

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jul 2017
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 16 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 20:50 UTC, 16/07/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170716/2050Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/35
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20170716/2028Z FL090 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 16/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL090 260/3KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Sunday, Jul 02, 2017
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Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 10 May 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Explosive activity continues. On 8 May, Tokyo VAAC reported ash plumes that reached altitudes of 1-2.1 km (3,000-7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted N and SW. [more]
Monday, May 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  7 May 2017
Sunday, May 07, 2017
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