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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: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Nishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
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Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan): continuing lava flows

Wednesday Jun 03, 2020 05:08 AM | BY: MARTIN

Lava flows at Nishino-shima volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
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.
As satellite imagery shows, emissions of gas and steam rising from the island.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
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. read all
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
After a pause of little more than 2 years, a new eruption has started on the remote island volcano. ... read all
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
An aerial survey on 19 Jan showed that no activity occurred recently. The eruption can now be regarded as over. ... read all
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
The eruption seems to have ended in mid December. During the past two visits of the Japanese Coast Guard on 27 Dec and 3 Jan 2016, no more eruptive activity has been noted. read all
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015
The volcano continues to erupt and is approaching its anniversary. It started with the birth of a new island offshore the old Nishino-Shima island on 23 Nov 2013, which by now has joined and completely covered and greatly enlarged the older one. ... read all

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