Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 December-4 January 2022 (Continuing Activity)
The Japan Coast Guard reported that during a 27 December overflight of Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba, observers noted that the island formed in mid-August had become smaller since 14 December, and had almost eroded below the ocean surface. No eruptive activity was observed, though brownish water spouted from the E end of the island. Yellowish-green water and a string of floating pumice, 400 m long, was circulating 5 km E.
Wed, 29 Dec 2021, 16:2616:26 PM | BY: VN
Discolored water was visible around almost the entire coast of Minami-Ioto (5 km SSW).
Source: Japan Coast Guard
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 29 December-4 January 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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