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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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Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Alaid volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20180821/0110Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 21/0110Z

Tuesday Aug 21, 2018 01:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 01:38 UTC, 21/08/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180821/0138Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ALAID 290390
PSN: N5052 E15534
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 2285M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20180821/0110Z FL090 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 21/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N5051 E15534 - N5051 E15537 - N5038 E15543 -
N5036 E15537 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0710Z SFC/FL080 N4820 E15845 - N4756 E15835 -
N4756 E15756 - N4832 E15814
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1310Z SFC/FL070 N4651 E16145 - N4611 E16142 -

N4600 E16027 - N4640 E16050
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180821/0600Z=

Previous news

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016
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. ... [more]
Landsat-8 image of Alaid volcano on 8 July 2016 (annotated by Culture Volcan)
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. ... [more]
Aerial view of Alaid volcano (Image: L. Fugura / KVERT)
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. ... [more]
Heat signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
According to KVERT, weak (eruptive?) activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the volcano. ... [more]
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]

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