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Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:
Sat, 21 Nov 2015, 06:32
Explosion from Nishinoshima's active main vent on 17 Nov (Japan Coast Guard)
The volcano continues to erupt and is approaching its anniversary. It started with the birth of a new island offshore the old Nishino-Shima island on 23 Nov 2013, which by now has joined and completely covered and greatly enlarged the older one. ...more
Wed, 21 Oct 2015, 08:56
Strombolian activity at Nishinoshima on 18 Oct 2015 (Japan Coast Guard)
The eruption that had started in Nov 2013 still continues with no significant changes. During the most recent survey on 18 Oct by the Japanese Coast guard, strombolian activity was observed at the central vent, but lava flows no longer reached the coast of the young island, which is being affected and modified by wave erosion. ...more
Sat, 8 Aug 2015, 16:56
Nishinoshima on 24 July - note the path of the lava tube (line) and the active delta on the eastern coast (lower right)
The volcano on the island continues to erupt lava flows that continue to gradually enlarge the island. ...more
Tue, 23 Jun 2015, 13:51
Landsat 8 infrared image of Nishinoshima on 21 June 2015 showing the active areas (vent and lava delta)
The eruption on the island continues with apparently relatively steady lava effusion that feeds active flows reaching and enlarging the SE corner of the island, which has now 2.7 square kilometer of surface. ...more
Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:05
The eruption continued at least through 27 February. ...more
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 15:35
Thermal Landsat 8 image of Nishino-Shima from 12 Jan 2015 (GSI via Culture Volcan)
The island continues to grow with lava flows, which recently have been mostly active towards the east from the main vent, while most growth during Nov-Dec had been towards the north, where a vast plateau has been built. ...more
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