Nishino-shima Volcano - John Seach


Volcano Islands, Japan

27.24 N, 140.87 E
summit elevation 52 m

Nishino-shima Volcano is located 950 km south of Tokyo, in the volcano islands. It has a volume of 534 cubic km. Between 1974 and 2013 there were several unconfirmed underwater eruptions at the volcano.

2013 Eruption
An eruption of Nishino-shima Volcano occurred on 20th November 2013. The eruption created a small island.

1973-74 eruption
During the last confirmed eruption in 1973-74 a new island was built. A lava flow extended the island towards the west.

Nishino-shima Volcano Eruptions

2013, 1985?, 1982?, 1980?, 1978?, 1975?, 1973-74