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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)Kuchinoerabujima10:00 JST, 29 August 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Sakurajima19:13 JST, 05 February 2016
Warning (sea area)Warnings for sea areas in the vicinity of a volcanoFukutoku-Oka-no-Ba10:02 JST, 01 December 2007
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kusatsu-Shiranesan(Shiranesan(Yugama Area))14:00 JST, 27 November 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kusatsu-Shiranesan(Motoshiranesan)14:00 JST, 27 November 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Meakandake12:30 JST, 23 November 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Azumayama13:00 JST, 15 September 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kirishimayama (Shinmoedake)11:00 JST, 28 June 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Kirishimayama (Ebino Highland)14:00 JST, 01 May 2018
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Suwanosejima10:06 JST, 01 December 2007
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterNishinoshima18:00 JST, 31 October 2018
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterIoto10:01 JST, 01 December 2007
ForecastPotential for increased activityKusatsu-Shiranesan14:00 JST, 27 November 2018

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.