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Report of an Eruption is False

Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 08:50
08:50 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN
A report on Tuesday about an eruption at the volcano is false. The volcano last erupted in 2010.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 08:50

New Submarine Eruption at Fukutoku-Okanoba

An underwater volcanic eruption was detected on Tuesday morning, October 16th by a Coast Guard Vessel near Minami-Iwoto Island. ... Read all
Wed, 3 Feb 2010, 06:00

Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 3 February-9 February 2010 (New Activity / Unrest)

According to news articles, JMA reported Surtseyan explosions from Fukutoku-Okanoba, 5 km NE of the island of Minami-Iwo-jima, on 3 February. Steam-and-ash plumes rose 100 m a.s.l. and the surrounding sea turned yellow-green. ... Read all
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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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