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Michael vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 990 m / 3,248 ft
United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is, -57.78°S / -26.45°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Michael vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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 (Saunders Island, South Sandwich archipelago): significant hot spots indicate new activity

Monday Nov 28, 2016 15:04 PM | DOOR: T

MODIS hot spots on Saunders island during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots on Saunders island during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
Heat signal from Michael volcano (MIROVA)
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.
There have been no reports of ash emissions (so far) which implies that the activity is probably minor (small lava lake, strombolian-type explosions ?).
Vorig nieuws
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. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Oct 03, 2015
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. ... [meer...]
NASA satellite image of Michael volcano (image: NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
Monday, Aug 31, 2015
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. [meer...]
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
No further hot spots have been noted recently on MODIS data. Status is set back to "green". [meer...]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
De satellieten MODIS TERRA en AQUA gedetecteerd 4 thermale anomalieën op Michael op 14 November suggereren dat er sommige belangrijke activiteit is begonnen. [meer...]

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