New Island Near Japan Today – 21 November 2013

Volcano Discovery writes, “The eruption was first spotted by Japanese navy this morning at 10:20 (local time) who documented surtseyan activity at the eruption site (explosive interaction of sea-water and lava, generating violent jets of steam and ash). It appears that the eruption has already built an island of about 200 m diameter in size, which suggests that the vent was already located in very shallow waters. A small steam and ash plume rising to about 2000 ft (600 m) was reported by VAAC Tokyo. The last known eruption of the volcano occurred in 1973.”

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/nishino-shima/news/38948/Nishima-Shima-volcano-Japan-submarine-volcanic-eruption-gives-birth-to-new-island.html

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