Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Asamayama
in Japan

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Asamayama can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 283110
Name: Asamayama
Lat/Lon: 36.406 , 138.523
Event Date: 08 Aug 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 340000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 5500000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 5
Population Exposure Index PEI: 5
Inserted at: 08 Aug 2019 08:10 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Japon : un volcan entre en éruption, son accès restreintThu, 08 Aug 2019 06:53:00 +0200.

Un volcan japonais situé à environ 140 km à l’ouest de Tokyo est entré en éruption dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi pour la première fois depuis 2015, entraînant des restrictions d’accès. Le mont Asama, l’un des volcans les plus actifs du p
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (28), (1), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),