Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:
Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan): elevated activity continues; strong eruptions
Thursday Jun 25, 2020 07:29 AM | BY: MARTIN
Ash plume rising from Nishino-shima volcano (image: JCG)
Summit cone at Nishino-shima volcano (image: JCG)
Extending volcanic ash from Nishino-shima volcano (@CultureVolcan/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
Thermal anomaly at Nishino-shima volcano (@CultureVolcan/twitter)
The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) observed strong explosions that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 8,500 ft (2,600 m) above the summit. Volcanic ash is extending about 330 km to the northeast of the volcano.
Lava effusions continue to be active on the northeastern slopes of the volcano.
Very high thermal anomaly was observed in satellite images.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 25 June 2020
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020
The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observations yesterday. ... [more]
Friday, Jun 12, 2020
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020
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]
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. ... [more]
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
After a pause of little more than 2 years, a new eruption has started on the remote island volcano. ... [more]