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Alaid volcano
stratovolcano 2339 m / 7,674 ft
Atlasov Island, Northern Kuriles, 50.86°N / 155.55°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Alaid volcano eruptions:
2016 (Mar-May), 2015-16 (Oct-Jan), 2012, 1997, 1996, 1986, 1982, 1981, 1972, 1933-34, 1894, 1860, 1854, 1790-93
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Alaid volcano (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands) activity update

Thursday Oct 08, 2015 08:48 AM | BY: T

Thermal signal on Alaid volcano (MODIS/NASA et MODVOLC/HIGP, via Culture Volcan)
Thermal signal on Alaid volcano (MODIS/NASA et MODVOLC/HIGP, via Culture Volcan)
The northernmost of the volcanoes in the Kurile arc continues to show signs of weak activity in the form of a thermal anomaly at the summit crater.
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Previous news
Friday, Oct 02, 2015
A new eruptive phase has possibly started at the volcano in late September. On 28 Sep, VAAC Tokyo reported elevated seismic activity and a possible ash plume that could rise to 18,000 ft (6 km) altitude from the volcano (but was not detected on satellite imagery). ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013
KVERT lowered the level of activity of the stratovolcano back to normal ("green"). ... [more]
MODIS data showing a hot spot at Alaid (summarized past 7 days, Univ. Hawaii)
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
A strong thermal anomaly remains visible at Alaid volcano. [more]
Thermal anomaly during the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
Friday, Nov 02, 2012
A thermal anomaly continues to be visible from time to time at the volcano. KVERT keeps the volcano which is not monitored on ground on yellow alert. [more]
Steaming from Alaid volcano on 27 Oct 2012 (photo: L. Kotenko, IVS FED RAS)
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012
Steaming has been observed from Paramushir Island and satellite data show a thermal anomaly over the volcano. [more]

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