Nishinoshima volcano (Japan) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 24 June-30 June 2015 (Continuing Activity)
According to NASA's Earth Observatory, a satellite image of Nishinoshima acquired on 21 June showed a sulfur dioxide-and-steam plume rising from the 2.45-square-kilometer island and drifting NE. Hot spots from lava that had emerged from lava tubes were visible on a lava delta at the SE part of the island.
Wed, 24 Jun 2015, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: NASA Earth Observatory
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Nishinoshima. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 24 June-30 June 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Tue, 23 Jun 2015, 13:51
The eruption on the island continues with apparently relatively steady lava effusion that feeds active flows reaching and enlarging the SE corner of the island, which has now 2.7 square kilometer of surface. Read all
Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:05
The eruption continued at least through 27 February. Read all