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Yakedake volcano (Honshu, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 6 July-12 July 2022 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 13 Jul 2022, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
JMA reported that after an increase in the number of small volcanic earthquakes with epicenters near Yakedake's summit in late May, seismicity remained elevated for a few weeks. Seismicity decreased in mid-June and returned to baseline levels. The Alert Level was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-5) on 12 July.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Yakedake. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 6 July-12 July 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Yake-dake volcano
stratovolcanoes 2455 m / 8,054 ft
Honshu (Japan), 36.22°N / 137.59°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Yake-dake volcano eruptions:
1995, 1962-63, 1939, 1935, 1932, 1931, 1930, 1929, 1927, 1927, 1924-26, 1923, 1922, 1921, 1920, 1919, 1918, 1917, 1916, 1915, 1913, 1912, 1911, 1910, 1907-09, 1585, 686
Typical eruption style
phreatic explosions
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