Nishinoshima volcano (Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 January-21 January 2014 (Continuing Activity)
Based on satellite analysis, the Tokyo VAAC reported that on 21 January a possible ash plume from Nishino-shima rose 0.9 km (3,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E. An image acquired a few hours later showed that ash had dissipated.
Mi, 15. Jan 2014, 06:0006:00 AM | VON: VN
Source: Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2014. Report on Nishinoshima. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 January-21 January 2014. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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