Volcano Name:Kirishima Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 282090
Alternate Name:
Biwa-ike
Byakushi-ike
Byakusi-ike
Ebino-dake
Eboshi-dake
Ebosi-dake
Fudo-ike
Futagoishi
Futatsu-ishi
Hinamori-dake
Hudo-ike
Iimori-yama
Iwo-yama
Karakuni-dake
Kirisima
Koshiki-dake
Kosiki-dake
Kurino-dake
Maruoka-yama
Mi-ike
Naka-dake
Ohachi
Ohata-ike
Ohata-yama
Ohati
Onami-ike
Oonami-ike
Rokkannon-Mi-ike
Shinmoe-dake
Shiratori-yama
Shishido-dake
Sinmoe-dake
Siratori-yama
Sisido-dake
Takachihomine
Takatihomine
Yatake
Yunotani-dake
Volcano Type:Shield volcano(es)
Latitude: 31.9308333300
Longitude: 130.8638889000
Region:Japan, Taiwan, Marianas Sub Region:Ryukyu Islands & Kyushu
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:9 /11/1716 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.048 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.120 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.100 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:25/1 /1235 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
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Eruption Start Date:18/4 /788 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.104 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.260 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.400 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
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Eruption Start Date:5000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.011 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.027 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 3.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:-3269 Date Error:688
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 4600 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.400 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:7500 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:No information Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.048 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.120 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
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Eruption Start Date:9000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered 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 (Calculated)
Eruption Start Date:16000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:No information Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.400 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 1.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:21000 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)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
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Eruption Start Date:52000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
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)
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 : 5.300 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : ? 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:

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