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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:

Nishinoshima volcano (Pacific Ocean, Japan): ash plume swirled around by the tropical depression

Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 12:37
12:37 PM | BY: MARTIN
Tropical depression Six visible from Himawari satellite (image: @andyprata/twitter)
Tropical depression Six visible from Himawari satellite (image: @andyprata/twitter)
An ash plume from Nishinoshima volcano wrapped up in the tropical depression Six (image: @litulon/twitter)
An ash plume from Nishinoshima volcano wrapped up in the tropical depression Six (image: @litulon/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels, characterized by strong ash emissions. Currently, the ash plume is being swirled around in the area by the tropical depression Six, which weakened from the previous category of tropical storm. The plume contains sulfur dioxide (SO2), ash particles and other aerosols from the volcano, as can be seen in the Himawari satellite image.
Explosive activity continues from the active crater. Constant ash emissions reach up to 13,000 ft (4,000 m) altitude.
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