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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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: 12/2320Z to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Thursday Aug 13, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 13 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 13 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 13/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200813/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/231
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N2715 E14052 - N2546 E13728 - N2621 E13552 -
N2848 E13720 - N3020 E13936 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0520Z SFC/FL110 N3020 E14012 - N2716 E14054 -
N2655 E14038 - N2536 E13639 - N2621 E13511 - N2832 E13636
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1120Z SFC/FL110 N3011 E14050 - N2718 E14056 -

N2632 E13955 - N2512 E13526 - N2622 E13414 - N2816 E13535
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL110 N3014 E14108 - N2711 E14057 -

N2500 E13356 - N2627 E13309 - N2845 E13503
RMK: VA OF PREVIOUS VAA[NORTH FL130] IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET

CLOUD OR HAS DISSIPATED. VA HEIGHT UPDATED TO FL110 BASED ON
SATELLITE DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200813/0600Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
Tropical depression Six visible from Himawari satellite (image: @andyprata/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. read all
 

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