Articles tagged "submarine volcano"

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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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High-level eruption at Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba submarine volcano, ash to 16.4 km (54 000 feet) a.s.l., Japan

A major eruption started at the Japanese submarine Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba volcano at around 21:20 UTC on August 12, 2021, and continued into August 13. According to the Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash was rising up to 16.4 km (54 000 feet) above sea level at 23:50 UTC and...

August 13, 2021

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Underwater volcanoes release enough energy to power a continent

Submarine volcanoes or those deep in our oceans can release extremely powerful energy, high enough to power a continent, new research suggests. It was previously believed that underwater volcanoes were much less violent than those on land due to relatively...

April 23, 2021

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Scientist observing deepest underwater eruptions of West Mata volcano

An underwater volcano West Mata is bursting with glowing lava bubbles. The deepest active submarine eruption seen to date is shedding light on how volcanism can impact deep-sea life and reshape the face of the planet.Submarine eruptions account for about

October 21, 2011