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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: erupting (4 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: 20200107/1402 ERUPTION to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Wednesday Jan 08, 2020 05:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 60 kts in ESE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 05:20 UTC, 08/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200108/0520Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/012

INFO SOURCE: GOES MESO ASH/SO2/DUST/AIRMASS RGB IMAGERY

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: 20200107/1402 ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 08/0520Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5542 W15034 - N5355 W15052 - N5201 W14001
- N5459 W13857 - N5542 W15034 - N5542 W15034 MOV ESE 60KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1120Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1720Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/2320Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: GOES SATELLITE DISPLAYING DISSIPATING ASH INTO CLOUDS.
CONFIDENCE LOW OF FURTHER CONTINUANCE.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200108/1120Z

CML JAN 2020 AAWU

Previous news
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
AVO has raised the volcano to Aviation Color Code Red and Alert Level Warning, with intensified ash emissions, producing the highest ash plume of the current eruption which began last July. This is the first time Shishaldin has been on Red since its last significant eruption in 1999. [more]
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
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. ... [more]
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]

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