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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) Nishino-shima volcano eruptions:
2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style:
explosive

Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:

Nishino-shima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 16/2320Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Mon, 17 Aug 2020, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 17 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 17 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 17/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200817/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/247
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 16/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N2715 E14054 - N2615 E14003 - N2639 E13837 -
N2647 E13953 - N2717 E14051 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0520Z SFC/FL130 N2710 E14053 - N2547 E13916 -
N2601 E13636
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1120Z SFC/FL140 N2715 E14052 - N2514 E13821 -

N2533 E13441
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1720Z SFC/FL140 N2716 E14052 - N2453 E13640 -

N2510 E13237
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200817/0600Z=

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