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Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 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:
explosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:
Shishaldin volcano (United States, Aleutian Islands) activity update
Friday Mar 20, 2015 15:50 PM | BY: T
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.
Aviation Color Code remains at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Watch.
Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
A small eruption was seen last night from a ship, VAAC Anchorage reports. Aviation color code remains orange. ... [more]
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]
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. ...
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]
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