Event Report

Base data

Event code GE-VAE/01753/JPN
Main category Geological Event
Sub category volcano eruption
Event date (UTC) Wed, 02 Sep 2020 12:09:46 +0000
Last update (UTC) Wed, 02 Sep 2020 12:09:46 +0000


Continent Asia
Country Japan
Administration area Ryukyu Islands
Exact location Suwanose-jima Volcano
Open Location Code: 7QXFJPR7+RW
Size of affected area County-level
Additional events None or not detected.

Common Alerting Protocol Information

Urgency Past
Certainty Observed
Severity Extreme
Category Geo

Event details

The explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by near-constant ash emissions. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 6,000 ft (1,828 m) and drifted W. Constant visible glow and near-constant emissions of gas suggest the continued rise of fresh magma within the volcano.

Situation update


Number of dead: 0 person(s)
Number of injured: 0 person(s)
Number of Affected: 0 person(s)
Number of Rescued/evacuated: 0 person(s)
Number of Missing: 0 person(s)
Number of Infected: 0 person(s)

Event Specific Details

[Geological Event - volcano eruption]

Overview map

Risk Analisys

Nearest marine ports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest nuclear power plant There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.

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