Tag Archives: Suwanose-Jima

January 11-17, 2012

Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Nyamuragira, Democratic Republic of Congo | Suwanose-jima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Tungurahua, Ecuador | Turrialba, Costa Rica | Zubair Group, Yemen | Fuego, Guatemala | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Kilauea, Hawaii (USA) | Kizimen, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported an explosion from Suwanose-jima on 28 March. JMA reported three explosions on 30 March. Details of possible resultant ash plumes on either day were not reported. Sources: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported multiple explosions from Suwanose-jima during 26 February-1 March. On 1 March, resultant plumes rose to altitudes of 1.2-1.5 km (4,000-5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E. On 2 March, an eruption produced … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

JMA reported that Suwanose-jima erupted explosively on 18 February; a colored plume rose 400 m above the crater and drifted E. Two explosive eruptions occurred the next day. Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported explosions on 20 … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported an explosion from Suwanose-jima on 9 January. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported explosions from Suwanose-jima during 26-28 and 30 December. Plumes rose to altitudes of 1.5-1.8 km (5,000-6,000 ft) a.s.l. during 27-28 December. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on pilot observations and analysis of satellite imagery, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 5 November an ash plume from Suwanose-jima rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE. The JMA indicated that during … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on reports from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported explosions from Suwanose-jima on 9 and 11 October. The altitude and direction of a possible resultant plume were not reported. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on reports from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported explosions from Suwanose-jima during 24-26 August. Resultant plumes rose to altitudes of 1.8-2.4 km (6,000-8,000 ft) a.s.l. during 25-26 August. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on reports from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 7 August an eruption plume from Suwanose-jima rose to an altitude of 1.2 km (4,000 ft) a.s.l. Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of … Continue reading

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