Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:

Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) activity update

Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 15:48
15:48 PM | BY: T
Thermal image showing the active lava flows on the new island at Nishino-Shima
Thermal image showing the active lava flows on the new island at Nishino-Shima
The new island continues to grow slowly, increasing its surface by lava flows in all directions. Its diameter is now approx 300 meters.
The following video shows the state of the island 2 days ago, including comparison of its current with previous coastlines:

Previous news

Tue, 3 Dec 2013, 14:36
The new island continues to erupt and grow, increasing its chances of long-time survival by the day. The active vent on the islet continues to be in strombolian eruption and has by now built a new cone that is higher than the main island itself (which is 38 m). ... Read all
Thu, 28 Nov 2013, 15:53
The youngest island of the world continues to grow as the eruption continues. Recent footage shows (from 24 Nov) shows strombolian activity and a lava flow on the southeast flank of the small new cone. ... Read all
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