Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano (Japan): new aerial images
Fri, 27 Aug 2021, 23:0623:06 PM | BY: MARTIN
Brown pumice continue to swirl to the W direction from Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano (image: JCG)
The Haneda Air Base (HAB) did a new flight observation at the volcano on 26 August.
Detailed view of Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano's horseshoe shape (image: JCG)
The volcano's shape has changed partially. The west flank remained unchanged, but the eastern slope is partially submerged.
A large amount of pumice is present in the volcanic ash occurred in the crater, covering sea surface swirling to the west direction. The color of most particles changed from grey to brown, described as "earthy".
No explosive eruption of the volcano was detected while observation.
Source: Japan Coast Guard volcano activity update 27 August 2021
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