Nishinoshima (Japan) – Report for 11 August-17 August 2021 – NEW

JMA reported that ash plumes from Nishinoshima were visible in satellite images on 14 August rising about 1.9 km and drifting N. The Japan Coast Guard conducted an overflight the next day and did not observe eruptive activity or new deposits from the day before. The Tokyo VAAC noted that a period of continuous ash emissions was visible in satellite data on 15 August.

Sources: Japan Coast Guard,Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) ,Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)

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