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caldera 161 m / 528 ft
Volcano Islands, Japan, 24.75°N / 141.29°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
| ReportsIwo-jima volcano books
Iwo-jima volcano eruptions:
2012, 2001, 1982, 1980, 1978, 1976, 1974 (?), 1969 (?), 1967, 1957, 1943
Typical eruption style:
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| Landsat 8
Latest news & activity updates:
Thu, 6 Jun 2013, 10:05
The latest report from the Japan Meteorological Agency (which is always published with one-month delay) indicates that a small phreatic eruption occurred on 11 April this year. ...more
Mon, 10 Dec 2012, 05:51
Visual observation via a camera installed at Asodaihigashi (about 900 m east-northeast of the Asodai collapse pit) showed that the volume of fumes from the pit (located at the west of Ioto Island) was small, and that their heights ranged from 0 to 100 m. ...more
Thu, 3 May 2012, 08:35
According to a JMA report on 2 May, an eruption at Ioto (Iwo-jima) caused water discoloration to the NE. A new fumarole was also confirmed.
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