Shishaldin volcano (Alaska, USA) activity update: low-level eruptive activity with periodic bursts of lava

Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 15:09
15:09 PM | BY: MARTIN
Small steam plume from Shishaldin (image: AVO)
Small steam plume from Shishaldin (image: AVO)
Alaska Volcano Observatory recorded low-level eruptive activity with periodic bursts of lava within the summit crater of Shishaldin and a small steam plume over the past day.
There were some elevated surface temperatures observed through clouds in satellite data. Seismicity and infrasound signals continued consistent with low-level eruptive activity with wind noise.
There has been no evidence of any significant ash-bearing volcanic plumes over the past day.
Source: USGS volcano activity update 23 October 2019

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019, 06:00
Pilot and local observations as well as webcam views all indicated that the incandescence at Shishaldin's summit crater was from low-level Strombolian activity during 21-22 October. Seismicity and infrasound signals were consistent with low-level eruptive activity, and a steam plume was persistent. By 23 October lava had filled the crater and during 23-24 October overflowed the N crater rim. ... Read all
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