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Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°WCurrent status
(2 out of 5)Shishaldin webcams / live data
| ReportsShishaldin volcano booksShishaldin volcano eruptions:
2014-15, 2008 (?), 2004, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993, 1986-87, 1981 (?), 1979, 1978, 1976, 1975, 1967, 1963, 1955, 1953, 1951, 1948, 1946-47, 1932, 1929, 1928, 1927, 1925, 1922, 1912 (?), 1901, 1899 (?), 1898, 1897 (?), 1883, 1880-81, 1865 (?), 1842, 1838, 1830, 1927-29, 1826, 1825, 1824, 1790 (?), 1775-78Typical eruption style:
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Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:
Sat, 21 Nov 2015, 05:33
No anomalous activity at Shishaldin has been observed in satellite data since weakly elevated surface temperatures were detected on October 16. Low-amplitude seismic tremor continues but is not considered to be indicative of an active eruption. ...more
Fri, 6 Nov 2015, 06:41
Seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be slightly elevated over background levels during 28 October-2 November, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater continued. ...more
Thu, 3 Sep 2015, 11:05
Seismicity at the volcano continued to be elevated over background levels during 26 August-1 September, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater continued. ...more
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 20-26 May indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater likely continued. ...more
Thu, 21 May 2015, 11:05
AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 13-19 May, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater likely continued. ...more
Fri, 3 Apr 2015, 15:24
Low-level eruptive activity continues at the summit crater of the volcano, where vigorous steaming could often be seen during the past week. Aviation Color Code remains Orange.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 15:50
Seismicity at the volcano continues to be above background, and according to AVO, "low-level activity", i.e. weak strombolian activity for example, could be occurring at the summit crater. Webcam imagery show only minor steaming. ...more
Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 07:49
Small emission of steam and ash (?) at Shishaldin yesterday (AVO webcam)
A small eruption was seen last night from a ship, VAAC Anchorage reports. Aviation color code remains orange. ...more
Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 18:29
A faint thermal signal remains visible on satellite imagery. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak eruptive activity likely continues in the summit crater.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 13:36
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported "strongly elevated" temperatures in the summit crater on satellite data from yesterday. This could indicate lava is present there, possibly strombolian activity. What seems to be light ash fall deposits on the upper snowy flanks was visible on webcam images. ...more
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:54
Seismicity at the volcano remains slightly elevated, but no signs of significant activity have been noted recently, only some steam emissions were observed occasionally. AVO maintains Aviation Color Code "Orange" and Volcano Alert Level "Watch".
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