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Little Sitkin volcano
stratovolcano 1174 m / 3,852 ft
Western Aleutian Islands, 51.95°N / 178.54°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Little Sitkin volcano eruptions:
1828-1830, 1776
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Little Sitkin volcano (Western Aleutian Islands) activity update

Tuesday Oct 02, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal LSSA station (AVO)
Current seismic signal LSSA station (AVO)
Seismic activity remains elevated. Nothing unusual was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images over the past 24 hours. AVO has received no reports of unusual activity at the volcano. (AVO)
Previous news
Current seismic signal from Little Sitkin (AVO)
Saturday, Sep 29, 2012
Seismic activity remains elevated. The level of seismic activity varies from day to day, though this week it has been at levels lower than seen earlier in the current period of unrest, which started in late August. Nothing unusual was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images over the past week. AVO has received no reports of unusual activity at the volcano. (AVO) [more]

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
What could be another seismic swarm and perhaps weak tremor is visible on the current seismogram of the volcano. "Seismic activity remains above background and nothing unusual was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images over the past 24 hours", the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. [more]
Current seismogram from Little Sitkin (AVO)
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Another weak seismic swarm and perhaps a tremor episode are visible on today's seismic recording. AVO reports seismicity slightly above background levels. [more]
Current seismogram from Little Sitkin (AVO)
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
A phase of elevated seismic activity seems to have occurred today although AVO does not issue any reports and we cannot be sure about the nature of the increased signal (wind, tremor?). [more]
Current seismogram from Little Sitkin (AVO)
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
Some elevated seismic activity was visible today. [more]

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