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Zao volcano
comlex volcano 1841 m / 6,040 ft
Honshu, Japan, 38.14°N / 140.44°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Zao volcano eruptions:
1940, 1939 (?), 1927 (?), 1905, 1897 (?), 1896, 1895, 1895, 1894, 1890 (?), 1873, 1867, 1833, 1831, 1830, 1822, 1821, 1809, 1806, 1804, 1796, 1794, 1694, 1670, 1669, 1668, 1641, 1630, 1623-24, 1622, 1620, 1400 ± 100 years (radiocarbon), 1350 (?), 1331-33 (?), 1230, 1227, 1183, 884, 773 (?), 300 AD ± 200 (RC), 1600 BC (?, RC), 2000 BC ± 500 (tephrochronology), 2300 BC ± 75 (RC), 2600 BC ± 200 (RC), 3350 BC ± 50 (RC), 3850 BC ± 200 (RC), 4150 BC ± 200 (RC), 5500 BC (?, RC), 5600 BC (?, RC), 7600 BC (?, RC)
Typical eruption style:
explosive (phreatic)
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Zao volcano news & activity updates:

Mon, 30 Nov 2015, 07:57
Signs of unrest have been reported from the volcano. According to a news article, new episodes of volcanic tremor were detected under the volcano recently, believed to be signs of increased internal fluid movements. Read more...
 

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