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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: 14/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Fri, 14 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 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 12:00 UTC, 14/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200814/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/237
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2537 E13906 - N2503 E13729 - N2535 E13331 -
N2744 E13226 - N2658 E13706 MOV W 10KT SFC/FL080 N2715 E14053 -
N2642 E14048 - N2638 E14017 - N2709 E14036 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1720Z SFC/FL080 N2529 E13813 - N2459 E13621 -
N2544 E13209 - N2738 E13110 - N2756 E13208 - N2659 E13617 SFC/FL080
N2702 E14043 - N2618 E14003 - N2619 E13922 - N2700 E13956
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/2320Z SFC/FL070 N2658 E14054 - N2612 E13918
-
N2613 E13836 - N2702 E13947
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL070 N2636 E14115 - N2603 E13923
-
N2557 E13803 - N2619 E13816 - N2641 E13956
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200814/1800Z=

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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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