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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Shishaldin 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 (?), 1775-78
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin volcano (Alaska): small eruption reported

Tuesday Feb 03, 2015 07:49 AM | BY: T

Small emission of steam and ash (?) at Shishaldin yesterday (AVO webcam)
Small emission of steam and ash (?) at Shishaldin yesterday (AVO webcam)
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
A small eruption was seen last night from a ship, VAAC Anchorage reports. Aviation color code remains orange.
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, elevated surface temperatures at the summit continue and small steam emissions are visible on clear webcam images, as well as "a wispy, low-level ash emission from the summit drifting west-southwest" on one image.
Seismicity remains above background levels. Low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater of the volcano likely continues.
An increase in seismic activity is seen during the past 6 hours.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
A faint thermal signal remains visible on satellite imagery. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak eruptive activity likely continues in the summit crater. [more]
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
Friday, Jan 23, 2015
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]
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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". [more]
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Mild eruptive activity probably continues in the summit crater of the stratovolcano. ... [more]
Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014
Seismic activity remains elevated. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, "a low-level lava eruption is probably still occurring", although cloud cover prevents visual confirmation by satellite. [more]
 

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