Asamayama (Japan)

A new eruption, or volcanic unrest was detected by the volcanologists an published by the GVP. The details are summarized in the following message:

On 25 June JMA raised the Alert Level for Asamayama to 2 (on a scale of 1-5) noting that inflation on the W flank had been recorded since 20 June. The number of shallow (just below the summit, or 1-2 km a.s.l.) volcanic earthquakes had also increased; two volcanic tremors were detected on 20 June. Emissions form the summit crater had not changed and continued to be white in color and rise no more than 200 m above the crater rim.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)