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Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 8 September-14 September 2021 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 8 Sep 2021, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
The Japan Coast Guard reported that during a 12 September overflight of Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba, observers noted that the W island was unchanged while the E side had been completely eroded and submerged. Yellow-green to yellow-brown discolored water extended from the vent area to the SW, S, and SE, suggesting continuing eruptive activity. Another area of discolored water had an approximate diameter of 2 km and was about 2 km ENE of the volcano.
The discolored water prompted JMA to issue a navigation warning to nearby vessels.

Source: Japan Coast Guard
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 8 September-14 September 2021. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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submarine volcano -14 m / -46 ft
Volcano Islands (Japan), 24.28°N / 141.49°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano eruptions:
2021, 2010, 2005-07, 1995(?), 1993(?), 1992, 1991(?), 1987(?), 1986, 1976(?), 1974, 1973, 1972(?), 1968(?), 1967(?), 1963(?), 1962(?), 1960(?), 1959(?), 1958(?), 1956(?), 1955(?), 1954(?), 1953(?), 1952(?), 1950(?), 1914, 1904-05
Typical eruption style
explosive
Map of the volcanoes in the Izu-Marianas volcanoc arc stretchung SSE from Japan (map: Japanese coast guard).
Map of the volcanoes in the Izu-Marianas volcanoc arc stretchung SSE from Japan (map: Japanese coast guard).
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