Nishinoshima volcano (Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 25 February-3 March 2015 (Continuing Activity)
According to news articles, the eruption at Nishinoshima continued at least through 27 February. The Japan Coast Guard noted that the island had grown to about 2.46 square kilometers and the active cone was about 100 m tall. Explosions occurred several times per minute and ash-and-gas plumes rose 1.2 km.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Steam plumes rose from areas where lava flows contacted sea water.
Sources: The Japan Times, The Japan News
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Nishinoshima. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 25 February-3 March 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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