Updated: Jul 3, 2022 18:28 GMT - Refresh
complex volcano 212 m / 696 ft
Ryukyu Islands (Japan), 27.88°N / 128.22°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 4 Mar 2022 (possible small ash eruption on 6 July 2013)
Io-Torishima (also known as Iwo-Torishima or Okinawa-Torishima) volcano forms a small 1x2,7 km island located north of the largest island of the Ryukyus, Okinawa.
Typical eruption style:
Records of historical eruptions dating back to 1664 have consisted of mild-to-moderate explosive activity. Iwo-dake, the volcano forming the NW part of the island, has a small lake, solfataras, and sulfur deposits that were mined in the past.
The name part Tori-shima ("Bird Island") is common for small offshore islands in Japan.
Io-Torishima volcano eruptions:
2013, 1968, 1967, 1959, 1903, 1868, 1855, 1829, 1796, 1664
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
No recent earthquakes