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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: CONTINUOUS LOW-LVL ERUPTION SINCE 20200119/0900Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday Jan 19, 2020 10:15 AM | 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 20 kts in ESE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 10:10 UTC, 19/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200119/1010Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/016

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES 17

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW-LVL ERUPTION SINCE 20200119/0900Z.

OBS VA DTG: 19/1010Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5458 W16408 - N5454 W16033 - N5340 W16109
- N5429 W16431 - N5458 W16408 MOV ESE 20KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/1610Z SFC/FL200 N5457 W16406 - N5445 W15918
- N5315 W16008 - N5428 W16425 - N5457 W16406.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/2210Z SFC/FL200 N5502 W16410 - N5440
W15832 - N5246 W15859 - N5430 W16427 - N5502 W16410 - N5502
W16410.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/0410Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: A POSSIBLE VA SIGNAL IS OBSERVED AND GROWING FROM THE VOLCANO
SUMMIT AND EXTENDING ESE OF THE SUMMIT TO THE PAC SIDE OF THE AKPEN.
VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED PER RAOB AND FCST RAOB WIND DATA AND SATELLITE.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200119/1610Z

JAM 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]

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