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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: 24/0520Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Mon, 24 Aug 2020, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 24 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nishino-shima volcano on 24 Aug 2020
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 5 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 24/08/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200824/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: NISHINOSHIMA 284096
PSN: N2715 E14052
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 25M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/263
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 24/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N2717 E14053 - N2707 E14109 - N2659 E14059 -
N2713 E14049 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1120Z SFC/FL080 N2657 E14109 - N2641 E14058 -
N2707 E14046 - N2724 E14046
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1720Z SFC/FL080 N2716 E14054 - N2654 E14052 -

N2636 E14041 - N2711 E14033 - N2744 E14039
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/2320Z SFC/FL080 N2716 E14054 - N2628 E14015 -

N2717 E14018 - N2802 E14031
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200824/1200Z=

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