Ryukyu Islands (Japan), 29.96°N / 129.93°E
Текущее состояние: normal or dormant (1 из 5)
Kuchino-shima volcano is one of the active volcanic islands in the northern Ryukyu Islands in southern Japan. The small, 3x7 km wide island is located between the volcanic islands of Nakano-shima and Kuchinoerabu-jima and consists of 2 andesitic stratovolcanoes and a NW-SE-trending chain of lava domes.
There are 2 small villages on the northern end of the island, Nishinohama and Kuchino-shima.
Mae-dake is a lava dome that forms the highest point of the island. The last eruption of the volcano took place about 1200-1300 years ago and was dated by radiocarbon.
Kuchinoshima Вулкан-извержения: 1190 ± 40 years (radiocarbon dated)
Latest nearby earthquakesНет недавних землетрясений
See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS