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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20190911/0130Z FL100 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 11/0130Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Wednesday Sep 11, 2019 02:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 35 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:06 UTC, 11/09/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190911/0206Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ALAID 290390
PSN: N5052 E15534
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 2285M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190911/0130Z FL100 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 11/0130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N5054 E15535 - N5044 E15555 - N5041 E15552 -
N5050 E15532 MOV SE 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/0730Z SFC/FL080 N4917 E15959 - N4836 E16031 -
N4828 E16015 - N4842 E15947 - N4912 E15947
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1330Z SFC/FL060 N4702 E16433 - N4648 E16336 -

N4702 E16322 - N4755 E16336
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190911/0600Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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]

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