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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)Asosan01:55 JST, 08 October 2016
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 warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Ontakesan17:00 JST, 26 June 2015
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Asamayama15:30 JST, 11 June 2015
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kusatsu-Shiranesan18:00 JST, 03 June 2014
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kirishimayama (Shinmoedake)18:00 JST, 22 October 2013
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Suwanosejima10:06 JST, 01 December 2007
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterNishinoshima15:00 JST, 17 August 2016
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterIoto10:01 JST, 01 December 2007
Warning (sea area)Warnings for sea areas in the vicinity of a volcanoFukutoku-Oka-no-Ba10:02 JST, 01 December 2007
ForecastLevel 1 (Potential for increased activity)Nikko-Shiranesan14:00 JST, 06 December 2016
ForecastPotential for increased activityKirishimayama14:00 JST, 06 December 2016
ForecastLevel 1 (Potential for increased activity)Kirishimayama (Ebino Highland)14:00 JST, 06 December 2016

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.