Kita-Fukutokutai

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  • Last Known Eruption
  • 24.417°N
  • 141.417°E

  • -73 m
    -239 ft

  • 284121
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Volcano Types

Submarine

Tectonic Setting

Subduction zone
Crustal thickness unknown

Rock Types

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Geological Summary

Kita-Fukutokutai is a newly recognized submarine volcano halfway between the Ioto and Minami-Ioto islands. The volcano rises to within 73 m of the sea surface. Water discoloration was reported several times beginning in 1937, and floating pumice was seen in 1953-54. In 1988 a fishing boat reported an eruption column about 100 m high, although the report was not confirmed at the time. The Japan Meteorological Agency, which has responsibility for the oversight of Japanese volcanoes, has classified Kita-Fukutokutai as an active volcano.

Eruptive History


Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).


Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 2001 Oct 30 ] [ 2001 Oct 30 ] Uncertain 0   24.443 N, 141.378 E
[ 1988 Jan 27 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 1  
[ 1959 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 0  
1953 1954 Confirmed 0 Historical Observations
[ 1947 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 0  
[ 1937 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 0  

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Synonyms

Kaisenoba