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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 (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): warm surface temperatures detected; no significant change in activity during the past days

Thursday Feb 27, 2020 09:22 AM | BY: MARTIN

A plume from Shishaldin volcano from satellite yesterday (image: Sentinel 2)
A plume from Shishaldin volcano from satellite yesterday (image: Sentinel 2)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded warm surface temperatures in the summit crater identified in satellite data, which is consistent with cooling lava deposits.
No significant activity detected in seismic data over the past day.
Web camera observations were obscured by clouds and snow over the past day.
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 27 February 2020
Previous news
Monday, Feb 10, 2020
The Alaskan Volcano Observatory (AVO) report that no significant eruptive activity has occurred over the past 24 hours. No significant seismic data has been detected also. Weakly elevated surface temperatures and a small steam plume were observed in satellite images. Rare clear webcam views also showed this steam plume. AVO note that it remains possible for unrest to escalate at any time with little warning, and additional lava flows, lahars, and ash-producing eruptive events may occur. [more]
Shishaldin volcano on 25 January (image: AVO)
Friday, Feb 07, 2020
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that seismicity at the volcano has decreased over the past week. In addition, AVO recorded decreased surface temperatures in the summit crater identified in satellite data. ... [more]
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
AVO report that no significant eruptive activity has occurred over the past 24 hours at Shishaldin volcano, however, seismicity remains above background levels. Weakly elevated surface temperatures were observed in satellite data. It remains possible for unrest to escalate at any time with little warning, and additional lava flows, lahars, and ash-producing eruptive events may occur. [more]

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