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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 20190803/1412Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 03/1410Z

Saturday Aug 03, 2019 15:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  3 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 3 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 14:28 UTC, 03/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190803/1428Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTED AT 20190803/1412Z VA CLD UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 03/1410Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 110/17KT

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=

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Saturday, Mar 09, 2019
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Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  3 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
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Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 26 Dec 2018
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018
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