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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: 20200119/0900Z to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Mon, 20 Jan 2020, 01:45
01:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 01:37 UTC, 20/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200120/0124Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/021

INFO SOURCE: GOES 17

AVIATION COLOR CODE: RED

ERUPTION DETAILS: 20200119/0900Z

OBS VA DTG: 20/0124Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 N5512 W16431 - N5535 W16018 - N5401 W15843
- N5347 W15957 - N5432 W16417 - N5512 W16431 MOV SE 20KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/0724Z SFC/FL300 N5517 W16416 - N5543 W15907
- N5410 W15744 - N5343 W15925 - N5429 W16408 - N5517 W16416.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/1324Z SFC/FL300 N5509 W16357 - N5533
W16109 - N5645 W15939 - N5525 W15550 - N5408 W15618 - N5427
W16400 - N5509 W16357 - N5509 W16357.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/1924Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. LATEST PIREP MENTIONS DARKER ASH BEING EMMITTED
FROM VOLCANO AT EST TOP FL280. LATEST GOES 17 SATELLITE IMAGERY CONFIRMS PIREP.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200120/0724Z

AAWU JAN 2020 AAWU

Previous news
Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 22:22
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. ... read all
 

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