Thursday, 5 September 2019

Gas and ash plume on Mount Michael caught on satellite in August

Satellite image from 5th August 2019 shows a clear view of Saunders Island with what appears to be steam and gas emissions occupying the summit crater area of Mount Michael. Meanwhile, in an image from the 14th August 2019 a light greyish plume originating from the summit crater is seen drifting for a very short distance north-northeast suggesting a small eruption on Mount Michael.

What appears to be a small scale steam and gas emission on Mt. Michael, 5th August. SOURCE: Landsat 8/USGS/NASA.

What appears to be a small eruption on Mt. Michael as of 14th August. SOURCE: Landsat 8/USGS/NASA.