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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that an explosion from Suwanose-jima occurred on 16 April. The altitude and direction of a possible resultant plume were not reported. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that an eruption plume from Suwanose-jima rose to an altitude of 1.8 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. on 7 February and drifted E. Explosions were also noted on 8, 9, and 13 … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that eruption plumes from Suwanose-jima rose to altitudes of 1.5-1.8 km (5,000-6,000 ft) a.s.l. on 10 December and drifted W. Ash was not visible on satellite imagery. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that eruption plumes from Suwanose-jima rose to altitudes of 1.2-1.8 km (4,000-6,000 ft) a.s.l. during 29 November-2 December and drifted E. Ash was not visible on satellite imagery. Source: Tokyo Volcanic … Continue reading

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