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Heard volcano
Stratovolcano 2745 m / 9,006 ft
Australia, Southern Indian Ocean, -53.11°S / 73.51°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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2019, 2018 (?), 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012-13, 2006-08, 2003-04, 2000-01, 1993, 1992 (May), 1992 (Jan) (?), 1985-87, 1954, 1953, 1950-52, 1910, 1881 (?)
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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Heard Island volcano news & activity updates

Heard volcano (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean) activity update

Sunday Dec 30, 2012 10:28 AM | BY: T

MODIS hot spots on Heard volcano during the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
MODIS hot spots on Heard volcano during the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
A thermal hot spot remains visible at the volcano.
Previous news
Friday, Dec 21, 2012
Activity probably continues at the summit of the island (Mawson Peak). MODVOLC found a new hot spot yesterday on satellite data. Unfortunately, the weather in the area is usually bad and dense cloud cover prevents to see the island from space. [more]
MODIS data showing the hot spot at Heard volcano (summarized past 7 days, Univ. Hawaii)
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012
A new thermal anomaly localized at Mawson Peak, the volcano's main summit dome, was detected yesterday by MODVOLC. Thermal anomalies have been occasionally been detectable since September when the often dense cloud cover did not prevent it. It is likely that some minor eruptive activity is going on at the volcano. [more]
MODIS data showing a hot spot at Heard volcano (summarized past 7 days, Univ. Hawaii)
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
A hot spot remains visible on MODIS satellite data for 3-10 Nov 2012. [more]
October 13 image of Heard Island, showing the dark summit crater
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
A NASA satellite image of Heard Island on October 13th shows Heard covered in a white ice sheet. The summit crater was unusually dark, with a possible lava flow in its crater. Strong heat signatures were detected in its crater. ... [more]
Thermal anomaly during the past 7 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
A hot spot continues to be visible at the summit crater of Heard volcano. [more]

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