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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: VA AT 20191116/1150Z FL030 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 16/1150Z to 3000 ft (900 m)

Sat, 16 Nov 2019, 12:30
12:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 3000 ft (900 m) altitude or flight level 030 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:19 UTC, 16/11/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191116/1219Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/25
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20191116/1150Z FL030 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 16/1150Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL030 N2937 E12943 - N2940 E12918 - N2943 E12919 -
N2940 E12943 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1750Z SFC/FL030 N3025 E12828 - N3017 E12826 -
N3027 E12803 - N3035 E12805
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2350Z SFC/FL030 N3153 E12722 - N3135 E12739 -

N3124 E12731 - N3143 E12715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20191116/1800Z=

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