Alaid volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia): continuing eruption, but decreasing
Fri, 20 May 2016, 08:2308:23 AM | BY: T
Over the past week, activity of the volcano seems to have been declining. The satellite-based observation of heat output has been decreasing, suggesting that the eruption might be waning or ending.
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
According to the latest Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report from 11-17 May 2016, the eruption of "Alaid continued during 6-13 May. Satellite images showed an intense daily thermal anomaly over the volcano and a lava flow on the SW flank. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange (the second highest level on a four-color scale)."
Tue, 3 May 2016, 12:05
KVERT reported that moderate activity at the volcano continued during 22-29 April. Satellite images showed an intense daily thermal anomaly over the volcano, and an ash plume that drifted 260 km SE on 21 and 23 April. Read all