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Miyake-shima volcano
stratovolcano 815 m / 2,674 ft
Izu Islands, Japan, 34.08°N / 139.53°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Miyake-shima volcano eruptions:
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, 1085
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Miyake-shima volcano news & activity updates:

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
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.
Previous news
Map of recent quakes near Miyake-Shimy volcano
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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