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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: 13/1120Z to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 13/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200813/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/233
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N2715 E14053 - N2631 E14006 - N2402 E13539 -
N2510 E13421 - N2743 E13825 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL110 N2720 E14051 - N2345 E13411 -
N2509 E13250 - N2750 E13720
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2320Z SFC/FL110 N2718 E14055 - N2351 E13258 -

N2518 E13131 - N2758 E13646
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL110 N2712 E14053 - N2539 E13415 -

N2345 E13205 - N2445 E13042 - N2650 E13317 - N2801 E13648
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200813/1800Z=

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Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 12:37
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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