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Nishino-shima volcano
caldera, submarine volcano approx 70 m / 215 ft (currently growing)
Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Nishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style:
explosive

Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:

latest (Aug-Dec 2020) | Jul 2020 | Jan-Jun 2020 | archive
Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 08:43
Thermal image of Nishinoshima volcano confirms a highly elevated temperature of inner summit crater (image: JCG)
After a three months calm period with little or no activity, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observation by Haneda Air Base aircraft to confirm a highly elevated gas emissions and the inner summit crater temperatures identified in thermal images. Read more... read all
Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 18:15
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 27 Aug 2020
Mon, 24 Aug 2020, 18:00
Mon, 24 Aug 2020, 06:15
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 24 Aug 2020
Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 08:05
View of Nishinoshima volcano from aircraft (image: JCG)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at high levels characterized by large amount of gas. Read more... read all
Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 06:15
Wed, 19 Aug 2020, 18:15
Wed, 19 Aug 2020, 12:15
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 19 Aug 2020
Wed, 19 Aug 2020, 00:15
Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 18:15
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