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Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°ECurrent status
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| ReportsNishino-shima volcano booksNishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74 Typical eruption style:
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Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:
Wed, 1 Jul 2020, 07:47
Scoria is being ejected above the crater from Nishino-shima volcano (image: JCG)
The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels associated with continuous vulcanian-strombolian-type explosions from the summit crater. ...more
Sun, 28 Jun 2020, 19:07
Incandescent material from Nishino-shima volcano (image: @SherineFrance/twitter)
During the past few weeks the activity of the volcano continues at high levels associated with continuous vulcanian-type explosions from the summit crater. ...more
Thu, 25 Jun 2020, 07:29
Ash plume rising from Nishino-shima volcano (image: JCG)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels. ...more
Tue, 16 Jun 2020, 08:03
Ash plume from Nishino-shima volcano (image: @SherineFrance/twitter)
The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observations yesterday. ...more
Fri, 12 Jun 2020, 08:46
Explosion from Nishino-shima volcano (image: @heat2160/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ...more
Wed, 3 Jun 2020, 05:08
Lava flows at Nishino-shima volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
The lava flows eruption continues at the volcano since the last update. The eruption seems to be mainly effusive. Lava flows continue to be active on the northwest and northeast slopes of the volcano as it is traveling from the summit vent where they reached (or maybe are still entering) the shore. ...more
Wed, 29 Jan 2020, 10:05
NASA Earth Observatory image of NIshinoshima volcano on 26 Jan 2020 by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey
A new eruption has been occurring at the volcano since mid Dec last year. The eruption seems to be mainly effusive, as satellite imagery shows lava flows traveling from the summit vent towards the NE where they reached (or maybe are still entering) the shore. ...more
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland
: An intense seismic crisis started at Bárdarbunga volcano on 16 August 2014 and is continuing at the time of writing (23 Aug). It may or may not lead to a volcanic eruption, possibly under the Vatnajökull ice cap.
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