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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: 14/1720Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 18:15
18:15 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 18:00 UTC, 14/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200814/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/238
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 14/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2531 E13733 - N2511 E13542 - N2644 E13336 -
N2638 E13541 MOV W 10KT SFC/FL080 N2715 E14052 - N2640 E13936 -
N2655 E13938 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/2320Z SFC/FL080 N2527 E13703 - N2512 E13444 -
N2700 E13237 - N2644 E13504 SFC/FL080 N2705 E14044 - N2628 E13852 -
N2641 E13853 - N2710 E13953
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0520Z SFC/FL070 N2648 E14113 - N2609 E13809
-
N2623 E13811 - N2656 E14009
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1120Z SFC/FL070 N2613 E14116 - N2547 E13718
-
N2559 E13718 - N2634 E14005
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200815/0000Z=

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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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