Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin volcano (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): increased seismicity and activity

Tue, 19 Nov 2019, 23:21
23:21 PM | BY: MATTHEW
Over the past 24 hours, the Alaskan Volcano Observatory recorded seismicity levels at Shishaldin Volcano and found that they had climbed to a level similar to that observed during other eruptive periods over the past few weeks, consistent with the resumption of eruptive activity at the volcano. This is further supported by strong surface temperatures observed in cloudy satellite images. Between heavy clouds, AVO noticed either a lava flow or lahar through webcam images extending down the southeast flank of the volcano. No ash plumes have been detected.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2019, 08:54
Visible lava from Shishaldin volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Alaska Volcano Observatory reported that seismic tremor at Shishaldin has increased over the past day. Satellite and web camera observations were partly obscured by clouds over the past day but elevated surface temperatures in the summit crater were observed in several clear views. These observations are consistent with elevated unrest, but active lava effusion is less likely to be occurring. ... Read all
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