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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: 17/2320Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 18 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 18 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 18/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200818/0000Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/251
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 17/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N2715 E14052 - N2707 E13921 - N2741 E13936 -
N2744 E14018 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0520Z SFC/FL100 N2729 E13946 - N2716 E14054 -
N2650 E14018 - N2647 E13822 - N2723 E13844
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1120Z SFC/FL100 N2717 E14055 - N2648 E14019 -

N2619 E13859 - N2621 E13723 - N2658 E13759
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1720Z SFC/FL100 N2715 E14054 - N2603 E13807 -

N2601 E13615 - N2652 E13722 - N2724 E14031
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20200818/0600Z=

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