Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan): the highest ash plume since 2013
Monday Jul 06, 2020 08:38 AM | BY: MARTIN
The highest ash plume from Nishino-shima volcano since 2013 (image: @hidemaru.0916/instagram)Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that on 4 July satellite Himawari recorded an ash plume with large ash content that rose 27,230 ft (8,300 m) above the summit and drifted north. It is considered as the highest ash plume of the volcano since 2013.
Formation of lava flows and explosions in the near future will continue to be active as the activity at the volcano continues at high levels.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs were ejected as far as 2.5 km away from the crater.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 6 July 2020