Volcano Name: Ata Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 282070
Alternate Name:
Haimon-dake
Hirakiki-dake
Ibusuki Volcanic Field
Ikeda-ko
Ikezoko
Ishi-mine
Kaibun
Kaimon
Kara-yama
Kasega-dake
Kiyomi-dake
Matsugakubo
Mizunashi
Nabeshima-dake
Narikawa
Satsuma-Fuji
Satuma-Huzi
Senda-yama
Sho-Fuji
Take-yama
Tsujino-dake
Tsukushi-Fuji
Unagi
Utsubo-shima
Washio-dake
Yamakawa
Volcano Type: Caldera(s)
Latitude: 31.2166666700
Longitude: 130.5666667000
Region: Japan, Taiwan, Marianas Sub Region: Ryukyu Islands & Kyushu
Date Entered: 02/05/2012

Eruption Details

Eruption Start Date: 29/8 /885 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.129 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.293 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.293 (Literature)
Magma: Basalt-Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Basalt
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 29/3 /874 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.109 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.237 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.400 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.109 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.237 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 770 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Entered
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 720 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Entered
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 660 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : + 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 600 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Entered
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 485 Date Error: 85
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.097 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.261 (Literature)
Magnitude : <= 4.300 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 3.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 150 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.020 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.040 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 3.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 130 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Entered
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 1950 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.078 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.178 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 1950 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.194 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.438 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.700 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 1950 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.096 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.219 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.400 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 2050 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.058 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.120 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.200 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 2050 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.044 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 2350 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.090 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.237 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.400 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 2600 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.039 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.097 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 3.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 3350 BP Date Error: 100
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.128 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.266 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: -1780 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Entered
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 3950 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.274 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.570 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.800 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 4950 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Calculated)
Eruption Start Date: 6400 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 5600 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.920 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 2.300 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.800 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 2.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.400 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.120 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.300 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Rhyolite
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 38000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 20.250 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 27.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.700 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 60000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : ? 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 94000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 10.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : ? 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 108000 BP Date Error: 3000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: K Ar
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 145.800 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 350.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): > 50.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 200.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 7.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 7.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 62.500 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 150.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 110000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Not Available
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.800 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date: 240000 BP Date Error: 10000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Fission track
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 65.200 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 150.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 14.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : > 7.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 7.000 (Literature)
Magma: Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Rhyolite

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