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Michael volcano
Stratovolcano 990 m / 3,248 ft
United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is, -57.78°S / -26.45°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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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
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News & updates from Michael volcano:

Michael Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: UNABLE TO DETECT

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019 10:00 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG03 at 09:48 UTC, 23/01/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190123/0950Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: MICHAEL 390090
PSN: S5746 W02626

AREA: ANTARCTICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 3248 FT [990 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/005

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: UNABLE TO DETECT

OBS VA DTG: 23/0845Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL040 290/40KT FL070 290/40KT FL100 300/50KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/1500Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 23/2100Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0300Z NOT AVBL

RMK: VA DETECTION IS HINDERED BY WX CLDS. LAST
DETECTION AT 22/1515Z...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190123/1550Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Michael volcano on 22 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

Monday, Nov 28, 2016
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]
Possible ash emission from Michael volcano on Saunders Island 28 May 2016 (image: Terra/MODIS/NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Friday, Jun 03, 2016
At least some intermittent mild eruptive activity might be continuing at the volcano. ... [more]

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