Honshu (Japan), 36.41°N / 137.59°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano in the Northern Japan Alps is a group of small shield volcanoes and possible lava domes. The volcanoes are located in a remote part of the Chubu Sangaku National Park.
The last activity was from Washiba-ike volcano less than 12,000 years ago.
Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano eruptions: less then 12,000 years ago
Latest nearby earthquakes
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Distance/Location|
|Monday, November 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)|
|Nov 29, 2022 8:20 am (GMT +9) (Nov 28, 2022 23:20 GMT)|
|6.5 km (4 mi)|
Toyama, 23 km west of Ōmachi, Omachi, Nagano, Japan
BackgroundIwagokekodani is one of the oldest volcanoes of the Kumonotaira complex and was active from about 1-0.9 million years ago. The younger Kumonotaira volcano was active about 300-100,000 years ago.
Washiba-ike is an explosion crater that formed after the last glaciation, with tephra deposits containing accretionary lapilli and fresh volcanic bombs.
See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS