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Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°WCurrent status
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Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:
Shishaldin volcano (Alaska): alert level lowered to green
Thursday Feb 08, 2018 18:02 PM | BY: T
The alert level of the volcano was lowered back to green, as there has been declining seismic and infrasound activity over the past month. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, "these observations represent a return to normal background activity at Shishaldin."
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016
The alert level was lowered back to normal status. Detectable activity (visible observations and satellite-based data) has been decreasing steadily of the past several months, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported: ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015
No anomalous activity at Shishaldin has been observed in satellite data since weakly elevated surface temperatures were detected on October 16. Low-amplitude seismic tremor continues but is not considered to be indicative of an active eruption. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 06, 2015
Seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be slightly elevated over background levels during 28 October-2 November, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater continued. ... [more]
Thursday, Sep 03, 2015
Seismicity at the volcano continued to be elevated over background levels during 26 August-1 September, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater continued. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 20-26 May indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater likely continued. ...
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