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 islandThe 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]