Activity increases- lava fills crater, overflows, lahars

Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 21:19
21:19 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Satellite data is now showing that the deep summit crater has been filled and lava is starting to flow over the rim with spatter from Strombolian explosions also being deposited. This melted some of the thick ice sending a lahar halfway down the north flank. Elevated seismicity continues.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 15:09
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. ... Read all
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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