Articles tagged "new island"

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New aerial images of newly-created island at Fukutoku-Oka-no-ba volcano, Japan

The Japan Coast Guard has made another overflight of the newly-created island at Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano on August 26, 2021. The island has grown in size since the last flight on August 16 and a large amount of pumice is still present near the volcano. Image...

August 29, 2021

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New island discovered after major submarine eruption at Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba, Japan

A new island has been discovered some 50 km (31 miles) south of Iwo Jima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan just three days after a major submarine eruption at Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba volcano. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) the new island is approximately 1 km...

August 16, 2021

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Satellite imagery: Metis Shoal (Lateiki) eruption creates new island, Tonga

A new underwater eruption at Tongan Metis Shoal volcano, also known as Lateiki, the source of a massive amount of pumice detected in August 2019, resulted in the creation of a new island by the end of October. This volcano is known for the creation of new islands....

November 11, 2019

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New timelapse of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic island forming

In December 2014 and early 2015, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai undersea volcano near Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa erupted, sending a violent stream of steam, ash and rock into the air. When the ash finally settled in January 2015, a newborn island with a 120 m...

December 12, 2017


A new island has emerged near Fleetwood, England

A bank of shingle and stone has emerged from the sea forming a new island off the coast of Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. The new island is located about 2.5 km (1.6 miles) off the Fleetwood's north shore and is 638 meters long, 10.2 meters high and 3.4...

May 31, 2016


Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha’apai connected by volcanic eruption

An undersea volcanic eruption started mid-December 2014 near Tonga, South Pacific Ocean and eventually created a new island which was recently captured by Landsat 8 satellite, the first time it got a cloud-free view. This new island received its first visitors in March

May 06, 2015


New images of growing Japanese island Nishino-shima

New Japanese island that emerged as a result of underwater volcano eruption on November 21, 2013 and merged with nearby Nishino-shima island on December 25, 2013 continues to grow. According to Japan Coast Guard, and based on observations

March 26, 2014


New island emerged off the coast of Tokyo, Bonin Islands

A new island has emerged off the coast of Tokyo on October 20, 2013, as a result of underwater volcano eruption. Advisories from the coast guard and the Japan Meteorological Agency said the island is about 200 meters (660 feet) in diameter. The island emerged 1 000

November 21, 2013

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New island emerges near Gwadar after massive M7.7 earthquake in Pakistan

A new island has emerged off the coast of Gwadar in the Arabian Sea after a massive M7.7 earthquake hit western Pakistan on September 24, 2013. The new island has mountainous terrain and is rising up to 30 meters (100 feet). Image of the new island courtesy of...

September 25, 2013

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New island could be born near El Hierro

The bubbling caused by the steam and eddies from the underwater eruption is recorded on the island of El Hierro and is visible today from the highlands of the fishing village of La Restinga. The spot that appeared on Wednesday off the coast of La Restinga is technically

October 16, 2011