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Stratovolcano 990 m / 3,248 ft
United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is, -57.78°S / -26.45°W
: normal or dormant
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Michael volcano eruptions:
2016 (?), 2015, 2008 (?), 2006, 2001-03, 1995-98, 1823 (?), 1819
Typical eruption style:
lava lake formation in summit crater
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images
News & updates from Michael volcano:
Michael volcano (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is) activity update
Wednesday Jan 23, 2013 11:05 AM | BY: T
No further hot spots have been noted recently on MODIS data. Status is set back to "green".
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
The MODIS TERRA and AQUA satellites detected 4 thermal anomalies at Michael on 14 November suggesting that some significant activity has started there.
Monday, Oct 29, 2012
The MODVOLC (MODIS) has continued to detect thermal anomalies at Michael volcano, Antarctica. ...
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
A thermal hotspot was visible today on MODIS satellite imagery, suggesting that new activity is taking place, possibly a small lava lake forming as during periods of activity in recent years.
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