Nishino-Shima volcano (Izu Islands, Japan): end of eruption on new island?
Thu, 12 Dec 2013, 12:0212:02 PM | BY: T
Activity has decreased significantly over the past days. A video from 10 December shows no more strombolian explosions, only degassing and no significant changes to the size of the island compared to a week ago. It is possible that there is still weak effusion of lava, but it appears that the eruption could have come to an end.
Comparison of the new Island off Nishino-shima between 20 Nov (surtseyan activity) and 10 Dec (end of strombolian and effusive? activity) (screenshots and annotations by Blog Culture Volcan)
Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 15:48
The new island continues to grow slowly, increasing its surface by lava flows in all directions. Its diameter is now approx 300 meters. ... Read all
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