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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: restless (2 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: 20200118/1715Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Saturday Jan 18, 2020 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 15 kts in SSW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 18:02 UTC, 18/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200118/1751Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/014

INFO SOURCE: GOES

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: 20200118/1715Z

OBS VA DTG: 18/1751Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5448 W16355 - N5411 W16319 - N5400 W16414
- N5445 W16416 - N5448 W16355 MOV SSW 15KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2351Z SFC/FL180 N5446 W16358 - N5352 W16324
- N5345 W16424 - N5443 W16423 - N5446 W16358.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0551Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1151Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: 1718Z PIREP CONFIRMS LAVA EXTRUSION. UNABLE TO CONFIRM VA DUE TO
NIGHT TIME CONDITIONS. LOW LEVEL EMISSION EXTENDING BEYOND FAA-ISSUED
TFR IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. CONFIDENCE LOW.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200118/2351Z

DH 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]
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]

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