Michael volcano (Saunders Island, South Sandwich archipelago): significant hot spots indicate new activity
lun., 28 nov. 2016, 15:0415:04 PM | AUTEUR : T
MODIS hot spots on Saunders island during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
A new eruption is likely underway at the remote volcano (also called like the whole island, Saunders). Since mid October, prominent heat signals coming from the summit of Michael cone can be retrieved on satellite data, but there are no direct (visual or other) observations.
Heat signal from Michael volcano (MIROVA)
There have been no reports of ash emissions (so far) which implies that the activity is probably minor (small lava lake, strombolian-type explosions ?).
ven., 3 juin 2016, 09:29
Michael volcano (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is) activity update: possible intermittent ash emissions
At least some intermittent mild eruptive activity might be continuing at the volcano. Read all