Nishinoshima volcano (Pacific Ocean, Japan): large amount of gas
Fr, 21. Aug 2020, 08:0508:05 AM | VON: MARTIN
View of Nishinoshima volcano from aircraft (image: JCG)
Infrared image of Nishinoshima volcano (image: JCG)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at high levels characterized by large amount of gas.
Infrared image of Nishinoshima´s crater (image: JCG)
On 19 August Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observations by Haneda aircraft.
A white plume containing large amount of sulfur dioxide (SO2) reached 9,842 ft (3,000 m) altitude.
The island is covered by volcanic ash due to eruption from 1 August.
No lava flow is observed from the crater.
Source: Japan Coast Guard volcano activity update 21 August 2020
Do, 20. Aug 2020, 06:15