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Izu Islands, Japan, 34.08°N / 139.53°ECurrent status
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2010 (April-July), 2009 (April), 2008 (May), 2008 (Jan), 2006 (Aug), 2006 (Feb), 2005, 2000-04, 1983, 1962, 1940, 1874, 1835, 1811, 1763-69, 1712-14, 1709, 1643, 1595, 1535, 1469, 1154, 1085Typical eruption style:
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Miyake-shima volcano (Izu Islands, Japan) activity update
Tuesday Apr 23, 2013 10:38 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes west of Miyake island
The earthquake swarm that started on 17 April and included a magnitude 5.6 quake has been decreasing and remained at the same depths at around 10-15 km just west off the island.
This suggests that no magmatic intrusions have formed at shallower depths (so far) and the scenario of a (submarine) eruption is less likely.
Friday, Apr 19, 2013
A strong earthquake swarm, presumably caused by a magmatic intrusion, has started Wednesday at Miyake volcano in the Japanese Izu Islands. ... [more]
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