Yake-dake volcano (Honshu, Japan): seismic swarm continues, alert status raised to Level 2
Fri, 3 Jun 2022, 04:5004:50 AM | BY: MARTIN
On 24 May, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) raised the alert level for the volcano to Level 2, as a swarm of small earthquakes has occurred at shallow levels.
Yake-dake volcano (image: Smithsonian Institution)
Quakes have continued to pick up in numbers starting at 23:00 local time on 23 May and going on for now.
In addition, instruments detected a slight inflation in the summit area.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 2 June 2022
Wed, 1 Jun 2022, 18:32
Yakedake volcano (Honshu, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 25 May-31 May 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)
JMA raised the Alert Level for Yakedake to 2 (on a scale of 1-5) on 24 May, noting that the number of small volcanic earthquakes with epicenters near the summit began increasing around 2300 the day before. The report also noted that minor inflation near the summit was continuing. Daily small volcanic earthquakes continued to be counted through 31 May. ... Read all