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Nishino-shima vulkaan
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 vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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 (Japan): continuing lava flow and strombolian activity

vr, 23 mei 2014, 10:34
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Nishino-shima on 21 May 2014 (Japanese Coast Guard)
Nishino-shima on 21 May 2014 (Japanese Coast Guard)
Nishino-shima on 21 May 2014 (Japanese Coast Guard)
Nishino-shima on 21 May 2014 (Japanese Coast Guard)
The eruption on the remote island continues. The most recent overflight pictures by the Japanese Coast Guard show two active vents, one with a small lava-filled vent likely producing strombolian explosions, the other emitting a steam and gas plume.
At least some lava flows remain active and reach the coast, continuing to enlarge the island (visible by steam generated at the fronts).
Vorig nieuws
Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 07:40
A possible explosive eruption occurred this morning; VAAC detected an ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude drifting east from the volcano. This could have been caused by a stronger phreato-magmatic explosion (sea water coming in contact with magma). ... Lees alle
Mon, 7 Apr 2014, 05:24
Aerial view of Nishinoshima on  24 March 2014 (Japan Coast Guard)
The ongoing eruption continues to add new land to the island with what seems a relatively steady effusion of lava flows. A new overflight by the Japanese Coast Guard shows that at least the second vent that appeared in late January is still active, feeding lava flows that continue to spread and currently have active fronts all along the eastern coast. ... Lees alle
Tue, 4 Mar 2014, 11:37
Part of Nishino-shima island with active flows on the southern shore, forming new bays and a small lake that once was a bay (Japan Coast guard)
The island continues to grow as lava flows slowly spread into several directions. This is shown nicely by the latest aerial survey pictures the Japanese Coast guard took on 28 Feb. The most active flow fronts are currently at the southern shore while advance on the northern and eastern margins of the flow field has slowed down. ... Lees alle
Fri, 21 Feb 2014, 13:38
Aerial view of Nishinoshima on 16 Feb 2014 (Japan Coast Guard)
The island continues to grow by progressing lava flows into several directions, as the latest images by the Japanese Coast Guard from 16 Feb show. Its highest peak, formed by the western of the 2 active vents, was measured at 66 m, i.e. it now reached almost twice the height of the peak of the old island. The new addition has more than doubled the size of the island so far. Lees alle
Wed, 5 Feb 2014, 11:12
Nishino-Shima island on 3 Feb. For comparison, the previous shorelines on 20 Jan (yellow) and 21 Nov past year (white). (Image: Japanese Coast Guard)
New images from an overflight on 3 February confirm that the activity on the former new island continues steadily. Over the past weeks, the vent has been feeding several active lava flow fronts, that enlarged the land covered by new lava in more or less all directions. ... Lees alle
 

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