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stratovolcano 2339 m / 7,674 ft
Atlasov Island, Northern Kuriles, 50.86°N / 155.55°ECurrent status
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Alaid volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia): eruption seems to decrease or have ended
Thursday Jul 21, 2016 15:37 PM | BY: T
MODIS thermal signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
The thermal signal from the volcano detected via satellite data has become much weaker since its peak in the first week of July, when volcanic activity could be identified as new lava flows inside the summit caldera.
This decrease suggests that the eruption (lava effusion) has either ended, or paused, or continues with greatly reduced strength only.
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The new eruptive phase at the remote volcano which had started around 4 July, after a possible pause in activity, continues with dominantly effusive activity. ...
Thursday, Jul 07, 2016
The activity at the volcano has again picked up. An intense thermal anomaly is visible on recent satellite data and is stronger than during the preceding eruptive phase in March-May this year. ...
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
According to KVERT, weak (eruptive?) activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the volcano. ...
Monday, Jun 06, 2016
Activity of the volcano seems to have decreased significantly, and the most recent eruption has probably ended by now. ...
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. ...
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