Volcanic Activity at Mt Motoshiranesan

Update on volcanic activity of Mt Motoshiranesan

– Released by Kusatsu Town (January 24)
Mt Motoshiranesan, located in Kusatsu-machi in Gunma Prefecture, erupted on January 23.
Kusatsu Onsen Town is located 7 kilometres away from the eruption site and no damage has occurred.
Until safety in other areas is confirmed, Kusatsu International Snow & Spa Resort will open its Tenguyama and Onariyama courses only.

– Released by Manza Onsen Tourism Association (January 23)
Manza Onsen Area is outside of the restricted area as it is located 3.2 kilometres away from the Kagamiike Pond area on Mt Motoshiranesan. At present, there has been no effect from the eruption.

– Released by Tsumagoi Village Tourism Association (January 23)
Though there has been no effect on Manza Onsen (including Manza Highway) at this time, please take caution.