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Volcanic Warnings 

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Current Volcanic Warnings (Japan)
AbbreviationKeywordVolcanoIssued at
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Kirishimayama (Shinmoedake)14:00 JST, 31 October 2017
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Kuchinoerabujima18:00 JST, 14 June 2016
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Sakurajima19:13 JST, 05 February 2016
Near-crater warningWarning in non-residential areas near the craterNishinoshima16:25 JST, 20 April 2017
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Asamayama15:30 JST, 11 June 2015
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Suwanosejima10:06 JST, 01 December 2007
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterIoto10:01 JST, 01 December 2007
Warning (sea area)Warnings for sea areas in the vicinity of a volcanoBeyonesu Rocks15:00 JST, 24 March 2017
Warning (sea area)Warnings for sea areas in the vicinity of a volcanoFukutoku-Oka-no-Ba10:02 JST, 01 December 2007
ForecastPotential for increased activityNantaisan14:00 JST, 05 December 2017

Volcanic Warnings are issued in relation to expected volcanic disasters, and detail the names of the affected areas.
Volcanic Forecasts are issued when a volcano is/becomes calm.
This page shows the latest Volcanic Warning/Forecast for each volcano.
The Volcanic Forecasts shown here are those issued in the last 30 days.