Confirmed eruption of Nishinoshima in Ogasawara Continued vigilance December 6, 20:47
On the 6th, the Japan Coast Guard confirmed that an eruption occurred on an uninhabited island “Nishinojima” in the Ogasawara Islands and lava was flowing out. The Japan Meteorological Agency and Japan Coast Guard are calling for continued vigilance for vessels sailing nearby.
On the 5th of an uninhabited island, Nishinoshima, about 130 km west of Chichijima, the Ogasawara Islands, observations by meteorological satellites confirmed that the ground temperature had risen, and the Japan Meteorological Agency may have erupted. Announced the crater area warning indicating "Iriyama regulation".
After that, after noon on the 6th, the Coast Guard observed from the sky, it was confirmed that an eruption occurred in Nishinoshima and lava was flowing out.
The eruption occurred at two craters, of which, from the summit crater, fumes and cinders rose intermittently to a height of approximately 200 meters, and from another crater, lava was 200 meters from the coast. It was flowing down to.
The Japan Meteorological Agency and Japan Coast Guard are calling on vessels navigating nearby to watch out for large cinders and lava flows, approximately 1.5 kilometers from the crater.