Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Suwanosejima
in Japan

Event summary

GREEN alert: The Suwanosejima Volcanic eruption is unlikely to require external humanitarian assistance based on the exposed population and coping capacity.

GDACS ID VO 1000028
Name: Suwanosejima
Lat/Lon: 29.638 , 129.714
Event Date: 24 Jun 2021 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 300 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 600 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population Exposure Index PEI: 2
Inserted at: 24 Jun 2021 05:39 UTC


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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Suwanosejima report has been published on 23 Jun 2021 07:36.
JMA reported that 15 explosions at Suwanosejima's Ontake Crater produced eruption plumes that rose as high as 1.8 km above the crater rim during 11-18 June. Large volcanic bombs were ejected 500 m from the crater. Ashfall was reported in Toshima village (4 km SSW). Crater incandescence was visible nightly. The Alert Level remained at 2 and the public was warned to stay 1 km away from the crater. Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (32), (2), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),