2020-07-04

Nishinoshima volcano eruption in the Ogasawara Islands, Tokyo, Japan

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On the 3rd local time, the Japan Meteorological Agency said that Meteorological Satellite observed the continuous eruption of smoke from Nishinoshima, Ogasawara Archipelago, Tokyo. The erupting smoke is as high as 4700 meters. This is the highest level of smoke eruption since Nishinoshima volcanic activity was active in 2013.

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△Nishinoshima continues to emit smoke (Photo source:Kyodo News)

At present, volcano crater alarms continue to be broadcast around Nishinoshima to remind local people of the danger of entering the mountain and pay attention to the crater Volcanic stones and lava flows scattered within 2.5 kilometers. The Japanese Maritime Security Agency aircraft confirmed for the first time in observations made on the 29th that the Nishinoshima crater expanded southwestward, and lava flowed into the sea, reminding local ships sailing nearby to pay attention to safety. (Reporter He Xinlei)