Small eruption occurs on uninhabited Japanese island in Pacific
Kyodo -- Jul 13
A small eruption has been confirmed on an uninhabited island in the Pacific around 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, the weather agency said Thursday.

A Japan Coast Guard aircraft observed brown smoke coming out of a crater on Nishinoshima around 12:24 p.m., according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The island emerged in an eruption in 2013 but volcanic activity has slowed since August last year, prompting the agency to lower the alert level it issued for areas near the crater.

東京・小笠原諸島の西之島が再び噴火しました。 海上保安庁によりますと、12日昼すぎ、上空からの観測によって西之島の火口付近から茶色の噴煙が上がっているのが確認されました。
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