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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
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Nishinoshima volcano (Pacific Ocean, Japan): large amount of gas

Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 08:05
08:05 AM | BY: MARTIN
View of Nishinoshima volcano from aircraft (image: JCG)
View of Nishinoshima volcano from aircraft (image: JCG)
Infrared image of Nishinoshima volcano (image: JCG)
Infrared image of Nishinoshima volcano (image: JCG)
Infrared image of Nishinoshima´s crater (image: JCG)
Infrared image of Nishinoshima´s crater (image: JCG)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at high levels characterized by large amount of gas.
On 19 August Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observations by Haneda aircraft.
A white plume containing large amount of sulfur dioxide (SO2) reached 9,842 ft (3,000 m) altitude.
The island is covered by volcanic ash due to eruption from 1 August.
No lava flow is observed from the crater.
Source: Japan Coast Guard volcano activity update 21 August 2020
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