Bristol volcano (South Sandwich Islands, UK): activity seems to have stopped

Mon, 8 Aug 2016, 16:21
16:21 PM | BY: T
Satellite image of Bristol Island volcano yesterday
Satellite image of Bristol Island volcano yesterday
MODIS thermal signal from Bristol Island (MIROVA)
MODIS thermal signal from Bristol Island (MIROVA)
The eruption on the remote island seems to have come to and end or paused.
During the past 2 weeks, no more traces of ash emissions or lava flows have been detected on satellite imagery and the heat signal has decreased to more or less zero.

Previous news

Thu, 21 Jul 2016, 15:59
Ash emissions from Bristol island on 19 July 2016 (image: Terra/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
The eruption on the remote island continues. Recent satellite images show increased ash emissions as well as two dark stripes that likely are newly erupted lava flows to the west and northwest from Mount Sourabaya volcano. ... Read all
Wed, 13 Jul 2016, 06:00
The Buenos Aires VAAC reported that on 19 July a diffuse ash plume from Bristol Island's Mt. Sourabaya was visible in satellite images drifting 30 km NE. A persistent thermal anomaly was also identified in satellite data. ... Read all
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