Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:
Nishinoshima volcano (Pacific Ocean, Japan): activity continues at elevated levels
Tuesday Jul 21, 2020 15:28 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Nishino-shima volcano today (image: SACS / Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy / ESA)The effusive-explosive eruption at the volcano continues at elevated levels.
While no fresh direct observations are available from the extremely remote island, satellite data show ongoing strong ash emissions to 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude as well as a large SO2 plume originating from the volcano, which means that the magma output rate remains high.
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020
Nishino-shima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20200721/1240Z FL120 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 21/1240Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020
Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan): glowing lava bombs thrown from crater; continuing large ash emissions
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. ... read all
Wednesday, Jul 08, 2020
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that constant dense dark ash emissions is extending to the north of the volcano across large area of Pacific Ocean. ... read all
Monday, Jul 06, 2020
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels. ... read all
Wednesday, Jul 01, 2020
The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels associated with continuous vulcanian-strombolian-type explosions from the summit crater. ... read all