Michael volcano (South Sandwich Islands): new hot spot detected, suggesting volcanic activity
sam., 3 oct. 2015, 08:2908:29 AM | AUTEUR : T
A hot spot has been detected on Saunders Island on MODIS satellite data on 30 Sep. According to the South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog, this is most likely an indicator of volcanic activity on Mount Michael volcano.
The remote South Sandwich Islands in the south Atlantic Ocean lack human activity. A hot spot was previously detected on Saunders Island during the 28th, the 30th, and the 31st August 2015.
lun., 31 août 2015, 16:21
One of the remotest active volcanoes is in eruption again. In a satellite image from 26 August 2015 obtained from the NASA's Earth Explorer program, the east flank of Mount Michael volcano can be seen stained grey which strongly indicates that an eruption took place. ... Read all
mer., 23 janv. 2013, 11:05
No further hot spots have been noted recently on MODIS data. Status is set back to "green". ... Read all