News & updates from Michael volcano:

Michael volcano (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is) activity update: possible intermittent ash emissions

Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 09:29
09:29 AM | BY: T
Possible ash emission from Michael volcano on Saunders Island 28 May 2016 (image: Terra/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
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.
On a recent satellite image, a weak dark line possibly indicating an ash plume can be seen.

Previous news

Sat, 3 Oct 2015, 08:29
A hot spot has been detected on Saunders Island on MODIS satellite data on 30 Sep. According to the South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog, this is most likely an indicator of volcanic activity on Mount Michael volcano. Read all
Mon, 31 Aug 2015, 16:21
NASA satellite image of Michael volcano (image: NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
One of the remotest active volcanoes is in eruption again. In a satellite image from 26 August 2015 obtained from the NASA's Earth Explorer program, the east flank of Mount Michael volcano can be seen stained grey which strongly indicates that an eruption took place. ... Read all
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