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stratovolcano 2339 m / 7,674 ft
Atlasov Island, Northern Kuriles, 50.86°N / 155.55°E
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Alaid volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia): activity continues (?)

Thursday Jun 16, 2016 10:35 AM | BY: T

Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
According to KVERT, weak (eruptive?) activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the volcano.
The latter in fact has become stronger during the past week again.
Previous news
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Monday, Jun 06, 2016
Activity of the volcano seems to have decreased significantly, and the most recent eruption has probably ended by now. ... [more]
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Friday, May 20, 2016
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. ... [more]
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Alaid today (Terra satellite / NASA), showing ash-darkened snow
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Eruptive activity on the remote volcano continues; satellite images show fresh ash deposits and evidence a strong heat source from the crater. [more]
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
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. ... [more]

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