Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Kuchinoshima
The sharp-topped peak in the center is 628-m-high Mae-dake lava dome, which rises above the eastern coast of Kuchino-shima and forms the high point of the island. Flat-topped Yoko-dake peak lies at the upper right. Kuchino-shima, a mostly uninhabited island, lies in the northern Ryukyu Islands between the volcanic islands of Nakano-shima and Kuchinoerabu-jima. It consists of two andesitic stratovolcanoes and a NW-SE-trending chain of lava domes. Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano, 2005 (Japanese Quaternary Volcanoes database, RIODB, http://riodb02.ibase.aist.go.jp/strata/VOL_JP/EN/index.htm and Geol Surv Japan, AIST, http://www.gsj.jp/).
Volcano Number:282043
Volcano Name:Kuchinoshima
Country:Japan
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Last Eruption:1190
Elevation:628m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Oceanic crust (< 15 km)
Pop. within 5km:93
Pop. within 10km:101
Pop. within 30km:291
Pop. within 100km:11002
Latitude:29.968
Longitude:129.926



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
282043 Kuchinoshima 16948 Confirmed Eruption Yoko-dake, Mae-dake Radiocarbon (corrected) -6750
282043 Kuchinoshima 16949 Confirmed Eruption Radiocarbon (uncorrected) -900
282043 Kuchinoshima 16950 Confirmed Eruption Radiocarbon (corrected) 750
282043 Kuchinoshima 16951 Confirmed Eruption Radiocarbon (corrected) 1190
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution No emissions data found for this volcano.


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