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Fukujin volcano

submarine volcano -217 m / -712 ft
Volcano Islands, Japan, 21.93°N / 143.47°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive?, submarine
Fukujin volcano eruptions: 1982(?), 1982(?), 1979-80, 1978(?), 1977-78(?), 1976-77(?), 1973-74, 1968, 1959(?), 1958(?), 1952(?), 1951
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Sat, 30 Sep
Sat, 30 Sep 20:14 UTCM 4.7 / 64.6 km16 km- 167km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands
Fukujin volcano is one of the largest seamounts of the Marianas arc in Japan's Volcano Island chain. It sometimes has risen to above surface during eruptions creating temporary new islands. Water discoloration and floating pumice above the submarine volcano have been observed frequently.


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