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Miyakejima Volcano, the Eruption since 2000

Earthquakes and Volcanic Activities of Miyake Island and Kozu Island (Overview)

2000
Jul.  16:02    An earthquake(M6.1*) occurred.
Jul.  18:55    At around 18:43, an eruption of volcanic ashes in Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island was recognized.
Jul.  03:57    An earthquake(M6.0*) occurred.
Jul. 14   04:14    Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island erupted.
Jul. 14   15:50    Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island erupted.
Jul. 15   10:30    An earthquake(M6.2*) occurred.
Jul. 30   21:25    An earthquake(M6.2*) occurred.
Aug. 10   06:30    Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island erupted.
Aug. 18   10:52    An earthquake(M6.0 *) occurred.
Aug. 18   17:02    Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island erupted.
Aug. 29   04:35    Mt. Oyama of Miyake Island erupted.

Earthquakes and volcanic activities after this is as follows. Earthquakes considered to be caused by the movement of magma occur frequently in the sea areas around these places.


* M(= Magnitude by JMA(Japan Meteorological Agency))

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