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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: 13/2320Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 14/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200814/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/235
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 13/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2716 E14056 - N2608 E13928 - N2555 E13716 -
N2335 E13302 - N2713 E13332 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0520Z SFC/FL080 N2724 E14054 - N2541 E13914 -
N2541 E13627 - N2335 E13219 - N2726 E13240
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1120Z SFC/FL080 N2730 E14053 - N2640 E14051 -

N2522 E13827 - N2539 E13504 - N2321 E13121 - N2728 E13146 - N2640
E13938
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1720Z SFC/FL080 N2718 E14058 - N2630 E14039 -

N2528 E13726 - N2545 E13344 - N2319 E13006 - N2749 E13059 - N2632
E13848
RMK: SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200814/0600Z=

Previous news
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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