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Stratovolcano 990 m / 3,248 ft
United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is, -57.78°S / -26.45°WCurrent status
(2 out of 5)Michael webcams / live data
| ReportsMichael volcano booksMichael volcano eruptions:
2016 (?), 2015, 2008 (?), 2006, 2001-03, 1995-98, 1823 (?), 1819 Typical eruption style:
lava lake formation in summit craterLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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News & updates from Michael volcano:
Sun, 7 Apr 2019, 03:00
Satellite image of Michael volcano on 7 Apr 2019
Sat, 6 Apr 2019, 19:22
A small ash plume to 1.5km (5,000ft) detected by Buenos Aires VAAC. Previous activity was in January.
Sat, 6 Apr 2019, 14:45
Satellite image of Michael volcano on 6 Apr 2019
Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 16:15
Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 10:00
Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 04:00
Tue, 22 Jan 2019, 22:00
Tue, 22 Jan 2019, 15:45
Satellite image of Michael volcano on 22 Jan 2019
Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 15:04
Heat signal from Michael volcano (MIROVA)
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. ...more
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 09:29
Possible ash emission from Michael volcano on Saunders Island 28 May 2016 (image: Terra/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
At least some intermittent mild eruptive activity might be continuing at the volcano. ...more
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