Friday, February 05, 2010

Fukutoku-Okanoba Volcano, Japan - John Seach

An underwater eruption occurred 5 km north-northwest of Iwo Jima Island, Japan on 3rd February 2010. The eruption was observed by Japanese coast guard. Ash and steam was visible rising 100 m above the ocean surface. Yellow-green colour was visible on the ocean surface in December 2009. The volcano last erupted in 2005. A temorary island has formed on three occasions.
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