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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 (Kurile Islands, Russia): eruption has probably ended

Mon, 6 Jun 2016, 15:06
15:06 PM | BY: T
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Activity of the volcano seems to have decreased significantly, and the most recent eruption has probably ended by now.
The satellite-based measured heat signal emitted by the volcano has almost disappeared during the past weeks. No other observations are currently available.
Previous news
Fri, 20 May 2016, 08:23
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
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. read all
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
Wed, 20 Apr 2016, 17:23
Satellite image of Alaid today (Terra satellite / NASA), showing ash-darkened snow
Eruptive activity on the remote volcano continues; satellite images show fresh ash deposits and evidence a strong heat source from the crater. ... read all
Thu, 14 Apr 2016, 20:26
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
The eruption at the volcano continues as a strong thermal heat source remains active at the summit crater; no details about the nature of the activity (perhaps a small lava lake) are currently known. ... read all
Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 07:22
Gas plume and thermal hot spot from Alaid volcano yesterday (NASA satellite image)
Eruptive activity of some sort continues at the volcano. This is evidenced by a strong thermal signal detected and a gas plume extending south of the small island, both detected on satellite imagery. read all
 

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