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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)Ontakesan19:30 JST, 28 September 2014
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Kuchinoerabujima10:00 JST, 07 August 2014
Near-crater warningLevel 3 (Do not approach the volcano)Sakurajima11:00 JST, 21 March 2012
Near-crater warningWarning in non-residential areas near the craterNishinoshima14:00 JST, 11 June 2014
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Asosan09:40 JST, 30 August 2014
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)Miyakejima10:00 JST, 31 March 2008
Near-crater warningLevel 2 (Do not approach the crater)Suwanosejima10:06 JST, 01 December 2007
Near-crater warningWarnings around the craterKirishimayama10:00 JST, 24 October 2014
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

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.