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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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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Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT APPROX 07/1410Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday Jan 07, 2020 15:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 30 kts in ENE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 15:26 UTC, 07/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200107/1525Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/008

INFO SOURCE: GOES/AVO

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT APPROX 07/1410Z

OBS VA DTG: 07/1525Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5453 W16415 - N5550 W16328 - N5525 W16217
- N5442 W16403 - N5453 W16415 MOV ENE 30KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/2125Z SFC/FL200 N5624 W16153 - N5642 W15907
- N5538 W15910 - N5534 W16135 - N5624 W16153 - N5624 W16153.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0325Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/0925Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW.
AVO WEBICORDER SHOWS ERUPTION CONTINUES AT LEAST AT LOW LEVELS.
VA SIGNATURE ON SAT IMAGERY FAINT BUT VISIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200107/2125Z

BH JAN 2020 AAWU

Previous news
Monday, Jan 06, 2020
Lava flows from the summit of Shishaldin volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded an ash plume that reached 20,000 ft - 24,000 ft (6,096 m - 7,300 m) altitude and drifted E-SE. ... read all
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019
Ash plume from Shishaldin earlier today (image: Sentinel-2)
A short-lived explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday and produced an ash cloud to 20,000 - 25,000 feet, which drifted to the W-NW, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported. Ash emissions can also be seen on today's satellite image attached. ... read all

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