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Willekeurige foto 's
caldera, submarine volcano approx 70 m / 215 ft (currently growing)
Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°E
(2 out of 5)
Nishino-shima webcams / Live-gegevens
| ReportsNishino-shima vulkaan boeken
2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style:
Laatste aardbevingen in de omgeving
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Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:
Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) activity update
Tuesday Jan 26, 2016 11:07 AM | DOOR: T
Nishimashima island seen from the air on 19 Jan 2016 (Japan Coast Guard)
An aerial survey on 19 Jan showed that no activity occurred recently. The eruption can now be regarded as over.
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
The eruption seems to have ended in mid December. During the past two visits of the Japanese Coast Guard on 27 Dec and 3 Jan 2016, no more eruptive activity has been noted. ...
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015
The volcano continues to erupt and is approaching its anniversary. It started with the birth of a new island offshore the old Nishino-Shima island on 23 Nov 2013, which by now has joined and completely covered and greatly enlarged the older one. ...
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
The eruption that had started in Nov 2013 still continues with no significant changes. During the most recent survey on 18 Oct by the Japanese Coast guard, strombolian activity was observed at the central vent, but lava flows no longer reached the coast of the young island, which is being affected and modified by wave erosion. ...
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
The volcano on the island continues to erupt lava flows that continue to gradually enlarge the island. ...
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
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. ...
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Volcano Calendar 2016
: We're proud to present our new volcano calendar 2016: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
Tropical rainforest, coconut palm beaches, primitive culture and moon-like landscapes, and some of the world's most active and exciting volcanoes
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Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
Kelut volcano photos
: A new lava dome grew inside the crater lake during the effusive eruption in late 2007, replacing most of the lake. Watch the birth of a new mountain!