Safety Information

Volcanic Hazard Information

For Your Safety, obey following notice:

  • When evacuation is necessary to prevent volcanic disaster, there will be alarm by siren.
  • Do not be Panic. Please follow the instructions by hotel staffs.
  • In case of evacuation, please take care of your family or friends.
  • Follow the evacuation route shown on the map.

Safety tips for travelers

This website provides international tourists in Japan with information about safe travel.

Mt. Usu Volcanic Hazard Map (published 2002)

This Mount Usu Volcanic Hazard Map (Hazard Map, published 2002) includes scientific geological data about past eruptions as well as a predicted estimation of future eruptions based on past disaster records. It is is also distributed among regional citizens, lodging establishments etc. In the eruption of Mount Usu inthe year 2000, the use of the Hazard Map helped to evacuate inhabitants and tourists of the area quickly prevented any personal damage. Please click below to download.


Coming soon.
Mt. Usu Volcanic Hazard Map English version


Mt. Usu Volcanic Hazard Map_High quality【10MB】(Written in Japanese)


Mt. Usu Volcanic Hazard Map【1MB】(Written in Japanese)