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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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: 20200107/1410Z ERUPTION CONTINUES to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Tuesday Jan 07, 2020 21:45 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 60 kts in ENE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 21:36 UTC, 07/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200107/2127Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/010

INFO SOURCE: GOES MESO SECTOR ASH/S02/AIRMASS RGB IMAGERY

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: 20200107/1410Z ERUPTION CONTINUES

OBS VA DTG: 07/2127Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 N5555 W16615 - N5619 W16057 - N5647 W15728
- N5552 W15700 - N5453 W16043 - N5439 W16420 - N5517 W16655 -
N5555 W16615 MOV ENE 60KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0327Z SFC/FL250 N5631 W16711 - N5707 W16150
- N5628 W15929 - N5705 W14847 - N5615 W14828 - N5455 W15947 -
N5547 W16817 - N5631 W16711.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0927Z SFC/FL250 N5724 W16524 - N5745
W15846 - N5634 W15340 - N5639 W14442 - N5516 W14352 - N5424
W15354 - N5616 W16003 - N5602 W16844 - N5724 W16524 - N5724
W16524.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1527Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VA RAISED TO FL250 BASED ON INCREASED VELOCITY OF VA CLOUD. CONFIDENCE
MEDIUM TO HIGH.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200108/0327Z

DH JAN 2020 AAWU

Previous news
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
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. ... [more]
Lava flows from the summit of Shishaldin volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Monday, Jan 06, 2020
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. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020
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 40 kts in ESE direction. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 03, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 . ... [more]

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