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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)
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Nishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:

Nishino-shima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 12/1120Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 12/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200812/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/229
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N3045 E14057 - N3105 E14104 - N3133 E14152 -
N3102 E14142 MOV NE 10KT SFC/FL130 N2714 E14052 - N2635 E14019 -
N2634 E13904 - N2816 E13853 - N2919 E13919 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1720Z SFC/FL130 N3200 E14307 - N3121 E14249 -
N3038 E14042 - N3100 E14053 SFC/FL130 N2935 E13908 - N2728 E14002 -
N2627 E13903 - N2627 E13749 - N2900 E13758
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2320Z SFC/FL130 N2946 E13928 - N2729 E13927
-
N2621 E13802 - N2617 E13647 - N2852 E13706
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL120 N3006 E14007 - N2721 E13845
-
N2609 E13658 - N2604 E13538 - N2829 E13606
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200812/1800Z=

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