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Kita-Ioto

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  • Japan
  • Stratovolcano
  • 2022 CE
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  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
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  • 25.424°N
  • 141.284°E

  • 792 m
    2598 ft

  • 284110
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Most Recent Weekly Report: 23 March-29 March 2022 Citation IconCite this Report

JMA reported that a submarine eruption occurred at Funka Asane, a submarine vent 4-5 km NW of Kita-Ioto, at around 1800 on 27 March based on satellite images. An eruption plume was visible rising to 5.5 km (18,000 ft) a.s.l. at 2100 and may have contained ash. Eruption warnings and maritime warnings were issued at 2314 and 2318, respectively. Satellite images showed that by 2330 the plume had risen to 7 km (23,000 ft) a.s.l. Areas of discolored water and bubbling were also visible.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Weekly Reports - Index


2022: March


23 March-29 March 2022 Citation IconCite this Report

JMA reported that a submarine eruption occurred at Funka Asane, a submarine vent 4-5 km NW of Kita-Ioto, at around 1800 on 27 March based on satellite images. An eruption plume was visible rising to 5.5 km (18,000 ft) a.s.l. at 2100 and may have contained ash. Eruption warnings and maritime warnings were issued at 2314 and 2318, respectively. Satellite images showed that by 2330 the plume had risen to 7 km (23,000 ft) a.s.l. Areas of discolored water and bubbling were also visible.

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)


The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Kita-Ioto.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 20 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2022 Mar 27 2022 Mar 27 Confirmed   Observations: Reported
[ 2003 Nov 4 2003 Nov 4 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 2003 Mar 10 2003 Mar 10 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 2002 Feb 28 2002 Feb 28 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 2001 Oct 29 2001 Oct 29 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 2000 Oct 30 2000 Oct 30 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 2000 Jan 25 2000 Jan 26 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1999 Sep 7 1999 Sep 16 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1998 Oct 27 1998 Oct 27 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1998 May 21 1998 May 21 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1997 Mar 10 1997 Mar 10 ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1989 Jul 16 ± 15 days 1989 Jul 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1987 Aug 16 ± 15 days 1987 Aug 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1983 Jul 16 ± 15 days 1983 Jul 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1982 Jun 16 ± 15 days 1982 Jun 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1968 Aug 16 ± 15 days 1968 Aug 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
[ 1953 May 16 ± 15 days 1953 May 16 ± 15 days ] Uncertain   Funka-Asane
1930 1945 Confirmed 2 Observations: Reported Funka-Asane
1880 1889 Confirmed 0 Observations: Reported Funka-Asane
1780 Unknown Confirmed 0 Observations: Reported Funka-Asane
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Kita-Ioto.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kita-Ioto.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Geol Map of Japan/ Geol Atlas
Publisher: Geol Survey of Japan
Country: Japan
Year: 1982
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Geol Map of Japan/ Geol Atlas

Title: Geological Map of Japan
Publisher: Geological Survey of Japan
Country: Japan
Year: 1978
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Geological Map of Japan

Title: Ogasawara-Gunto
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Ogasawara-Gunto
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Kita-Ioto in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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